Monthly Archives: October 2019

Midwifery Tools:  My Venn Diagram Response

I’ve seen this Venn diagram going around where the doula and midwife are separate with an overlap of working together to make sure that the client feels supported in every way.  In the diagram, the doula is the emotional support … Continue reading

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Informed Consent Goes Both Ways: Responsibilities of Care Providers

“Consent is only meaningful when we are informed.”  -Edward Snowden. Information has a dual aspect to it for both the care provider and for the birthing family.  What does being informed look like for those serving families?  1) The Responsibility to … Continue reading

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