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.

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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.…

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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…

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PALS Doulas strongly opposes hospital policies that restrict the presence of a doula with their client during labor at any time. Numerous studies have documented the benefits of doulas in…

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