Chapter 3 Excerpt from Birth Ambassadors

Trained Professional or Caring Woman? Doula Dilemmas Doulas assert specialized knowledge of the complex intersection of emotional, physical and medical aspects of childbirth, yet simultaneously, portray themselves as kind, caring women with a natural, intuitive ability to improve clinical outcomes in medicalized settings.  These claims are complicated by several factors.  First, a profession is technicallyContinue reading “Chapter 3 Excerpt from Birth Ambassadors”