Ok, she's all delivered, I'm home... - page 2

and what a night!! You know what's really funny? I was right.. as soon as I said I was the doula, they all just seemed to want to roll their eyes. Three nurses tonight, and as the father pointed... Read More

  1. by   mother/babyRN
  2. by   WICMissy
    Another idea to find families that need the extra support is to ask your local Public Health Dept. Mine has a Maternal-Child-Health program where a PHN "checks on" high risk clients throughout their pregnancy. I know a lot of these clients could benefit from the assistance of a doula. Many WIC and/or PHN clients are high risk, single moms, with little to no support. (Or outdated, old wives tales from their mothers and grandmothers!)

    There has been research showing that involvement with a doula dramatically improves clients initiating and maintaining breastfeading.

    So, good for you!:kiss