Grant Funded Community Doula Program

Jill Gerken Wodnick has written a Guest Post about the Hudson Perinatal Community Doula Project  for Science and Sensibility today.



Read about their efforts to provide support to women and families in need.

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2 Responses to “Grant Funded Community Doula Program”

  • Mildred:

    A-The First-time Motherhood demonstration program will provide grants to urban communities to support community-based doulas. Doulas, who have specialized knowledge and experience in perinatal care and support, are utilized by pregnant/postpartum women to provide continuous physical, emotional and informational support during the prenatal, childbirth, and/or postpartum periods. Doulas spend numerous hours with the families they serve providing: pregnancy and childbirth education, early linkages to appropriate healthcare and other services, encouraging parental attachment, breastfeeding promotion counseling, and parenting education.
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    • Hi Mildred – This sounds wonderful. Can you let me know where this grant information is located? And which urban communities are eligible?
      It sounds wonderful! Take care, Kathy

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