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Doula

  • By: Justin Corfield
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

This word, coming from the Greek, refers to a woman who helps another woman, and in medical terminology has come to mean a person, often a woman, who is a nonmedical assistant in prenatal care, childbirth, and in looking after a ...

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