Role of the Doula In traditional societies women and men grow up around birth, breastfeeding, infants and children. After giving birth, women are surrounded by caring family members who have a great deal of experience and wisdom to offer. This kind of help is rarely available to new parents internationally. The doula’s support is intended … More The Postpartum Doula’s Role in Maternity Care: A DONA International Position Paper
This video promotes breastfeeding for Native American women, highlights benefits for babies and mothers, and provides options for moms returning to work or school after a baby’s birth. It features Native families sharing their experience of breastfeeding and providers discussing the health benefits including a focus on diabetes prevention.