Sunday, April 5, 2009

What's a doula? Interview with Teresa Worthy Howard

Teresa Worthy Howard

A doula is a Greek word meaning "servant" and in this episode, we explore what that has come to mean as more women are choosing to birth with a doula. As we interview Teresa Howard, certified doula, and certified childbirth and lactation educator, Teresa explains the role of a doula, both before, during and after birth. We talk about doula training and certification, costs and benefits of birthing with the help of a doula.

Teresa Worthy Howard, CD(DONA), CLD, CLE, CPD, CCCE (CAPPA), CHBE

Other links mentioned in this podcast:
DONA (certification and search for a doula in your area)
CAPPA (certification and search for doula or other childbirth professional)
ALACE (certification and search)
Operation Special Delivery (provides a volunteer doula if your spouse is deployed in the military)
Listen to this episode here:

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