Evidence and articles on the benefits of doula support.
“Birth isn’t something we suffer, but something we actively do and exult in.” ~Sheila Kitzinger
ProPublica is an American nonprofit organization based in New York City. It is a nonprofit newsroom that aims to produce investigative journalism in the public interest.
American Pregnancy Association
The American Pregnancy Association is a non-profit organization that promotes pregnancy wellness and increases the awareness of pregnancy needs
March of Dimes is a United States nonprofit organization that works to improve the health of mothers and babies. According to its website, “We believe that every baby deserves the best possible start. Unfortunately, not all babies get one. We are changing that.”
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials represents the public health agencies of all 50 states in the United States, the District of Columbia, the five U.S. territories, and the three freely associated states.
ACOG is a nonprofit organization of women’s health care physicians advocating highest standards of practice, continuing member education and public
Childbirth Connection promotes safe, effective and satisfying evidence-based maternity care and is a voice for the needs and interests of childbearing families.
The Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit academic medical center based in Rochester, Minnesota, focused on integrated clinical practice, education, and research.
National Public Radio is an American privately and publicly funded non-profit membership media organization based in Washington, D.C.
“The first cry of a newborn baby in Chicago or Zamboanga, in Amsterdam or Rangoon, has the same pitch and key, each saying, “I am! I have come through! I belong!” ~Carl Sandburg