Doulas (E-book)


Featuring articles previously published in Midwifery Today magazine, this e-book focuses on doulas. With recent research showing that a doula’s presence at a birth significantly improves outcomes, this e-book is timely and relevant for today’s birth workers and expectant parents.

This e-book can be downloaded in three formats.

  • PDF
  • EPUB – This can be used on most mobile devices except Amazon Kindle devices.
  • MOBI – This can be used on most mobile devices including Amazon Kindle devices.

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  • Chapter 1: “The Doula Phenomenon and Authentic Midwifery: Protection as a Keyword” by Michel Odent
  • Chapter 2: “Being the Quiet Midwife/Doula in the Corner” by Ana Paula Markel
  • Chapter 3: “Confessions of a 57-year-old Rookie Doula” by Helen Hill
  • Chapter 4: “A Birth Doula for Every Mother” by Allie Chee
  • Chapter 5: “DONA’s Youngest Certified Doula” by Mary Ann Lieser
  • Chapter 6: “The Midwife and the Doula: A Tale of Two Sisters” by Vicki Penwell
  • Chapter 7: “A Doula’s Bag-of-Tricks: What’s in It for You?” by Debra Pascali-Bonaro
  • Chapter 8: “Supporting Empowered Births” by Heathir Brown
  • Chapter 9: “A Week and a Question” by Heide Thorsen
  • Chapter 10: “Doulas in Europe” by Elena Piantino
  • Chapter 11: “A Buddy Near the Crib: Perinatal Coaching for Underprivileged Families” by Annemarie Hoogewys
  • Chapter 12: “Compassion and Empathy: A Doula’s Best Friends” by Kicki Hansard
  • Chapter 13: “Adapting Birth Services for Incarcerated Mothers” by Marianne Bullock and Vicki Elson
  • Chapter 14: “Accepting Love without Perfection: The Roles of Grandmothers and Postpartum Doulas” by Vicki York
  • Chapter 15: “Doula by Default” by Salem
  • Chapter 16: “Let Your Monkey Do It: A Doula’s Take on Homebirth” by Debra Flashenberg
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