UPDATE: 4/27 In response: PALS is an organization committed to centering equity. We believe that every person has the right to be treated fairly and with dignity in each space…Read More
2021 Updates Doulas for All Washington meets the second Monday of every Month. Check the calendar for more details WA Dept of Health Infant Mortality Reduction Report WA Health Care Authority Doula…Read More
Effective 12.14.20 the University of Washington Valley Hospital will be splitting from the policy revision adopted by the other two campuses last month and limiting support to one person only. Please add your signature to the petition below and reach out to the hospital today.Read More
Update: 12/2/20 Overlake will allow 1 labor support person/doula with proof of certification. Overlake Medical Center and ClinicsATTN: Patient RelationsATTN: Sandy Salmon – Director of Women’s and Infants’ ServicesATTN: J.…Read More
Sign the petition! In an updated policy issued, Tuesday, 11.17.2020 the University of Washington Hospital system announced that birthing families will now be limited to one support person. This change…Read More
PALS Doulas recognizes that information and guidance are changing daily on how the public and healthcare workers navigate the current pandemic advisories. We encourage all members and doulas in the…Read More
“Most people are deeply scripted in what I call the Scarcity Mentality. They see life as having only so much, as though there were only one pie out there. And if someone were to get a big piece of the pie, it would mean less for everybody else.
“The Scarcity Mentality is the zero-sum paradigm of life. People with a Scarcity Mentality have a very difficult time sharing recognition and credit, power or profit—even with those who help in the production. They also have a hard time being genuinely happy for the success of other people.” Jessica English, AdvCD/BDT(DONA)Read More