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Midwives, doulas take center stage as Providence develops team approach to pregnancy care

February 13, 2015

Eleven expectant mothers and fathers are sitting in a circle inside the Providence Maternal Care Clinic along with four Providence employees: two doulas, a nurse-midwife and a patient navigator. Together, they're going over what the women and their partners should do when they suspect they've gone into labor.

Doulas make a difference at Providence Medford's BirthPlace

July 12, 2013

Providence Medford Medical Center introduced its doula program in October 2011 with five volunteers. Since then women who’ve delivered their babies with the help of a Providence doula are raving about the no-charge, compassionate service.