The Postpartum Doula’s Role in Maternity Care: A DONA International Position Paper

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

Close to the Heart: Breastfeeding our Children, Honoring our Values

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.