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A Doula Could Have Made All the Difference: A Grieving Mother's Story

As postpartum doulas, we're professionally trained to support new parents who are struggling with their new life and new baby. One mother talks about how a postpartum doula could have made all the difference. A life or death difference.

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Supporting Stillbirth: A Postpartum Doula’s Perspective

Not so long ago, I received an email from a pregnant woman letting me know that she had delivered her stillborn baby a day ago. She was apologetic and let me know that she would contact me the next time she was planning on having a baby.

Her first words as I arrived on her doorstep were, “I don’t even know why I needed you to come, but I did.” I knew. I trusted our time together would provide her some clarity even if we never talked about the “why”.

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