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Birth Ambassadors:

Doulas and the Re-Emergence of Woman-Supported Birth in America

by Christine H. Morton, PhD with Elayne G. Clift, MA

  • Foreword by Holly Kennedy, PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN
  • Afterword by Mark Sloan, MD

Narratives provided by

  • ›Emme Dague Amble
  • ›Liz Wilson
  • ›Ellen Derby
  • ›Kelly Martineau
  • ›Carol Schnabel
  • ›Rebecca Flass Delgrosso
  • ›Ella Wilson
  • ›Julie E. Bloemeke

Featuring photography by

A user-friendly sociological overview of the philosophy and practice of doulas in the U.S., illuminated by real-life stories, for a wide audience ranging from current and aspiring birth professionals, reproductive scholars and students in a variety of academic disciplines as well as a unique resource for pregnant women contemplating childbirth.

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