The Amazing People Who Are Changing How Low-Income Moms Give Birth

One of the most vexing problems in U.S. maternity care is that low-income women, who have among the worst reproductive health outcomes in this country, also have limited access to outside birthing support. A new government-funded program provides expecting mothers with doulas, trained assistants who offer much needed physical, emotional and informational support before, during and after birth.

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