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The Role of a Doula

What Does a Doula Do?

World Doula Week is underway right now (March 22-28), and its purpose is to empower doulas worldwide to improve the health (mental, physical, social, and emotional) of women in the birth and postpartum period. The word doula translates from Greek to mean "women's servant." But what does that encompass in today's society? Test your knowledge of what exactly a doula does, as compared to a doctor or a midwife.

What Does a Doula Do?

Which of the following assists with the process of bonding a new baby with other family members?

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