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BirthWell Partners Community Doula Project

We train community doulas who provide caring, one-on-one support to low-resource pregnant women and teens in central Alabama. Doulas provide women with the information they need to make informed decisions, support them physically and emotionally during labor, and assist them with breastfeeding and early bonding.¬† It’s cost-effective care that makes a clinical difference.

 

 

BirthWell Partners’ Mission:

BirthWell Partners is a not-for-profit community doula project whose mission is to improve the health of low-resource mothers and infants in Central Alabama  by offering free and reduced-cost childbirth education, breastfeeding assistance, and non-medical labor support provided by birth doulas.*

*Doula [Doo-luh]: a woman who is trained to provide informational, physical and emotional support to women before, during and after childbirth.

 

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The Birth Doula Training Workshop Experience

My Thoughts on the Doula Training Workshop: Workshop Participant and BirthWell Partners Spring Intern, Racquel McCrary shares her thoughts on attending BirthWell Partners Spring 2017 Birth Doula Training Workshop. ¬† The Doula Training Workshop was more than a training workshop for me. It was an experience that inspired me to grow in appreciation of the …

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How to Become a Doula

Yay! You want to be a Doula Being a doula means you get to be with a family when they welcome a new baby into the world. You are also a support for your client during pregnancy; sharing information, providing referrals to great resources, meeting and being available by phone. After the baby is born, …

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