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Doulas Provide Support for Maternal and Infant Health in Rural Communities

Description
Features a New Mexico doula program that reaches American Indian, Hispanic, and other populations who lack nearby labor/delivery units, a Minnesota program helping moms experiencing incarceration, and a North Dakota program training postpartum doulas to care for families impacted by opioid use disorder and other substance use.
Author(s)
Allee Mead
Citation
Rural Monitor
Date
10/2021
Type
Document
Organization
Rural Health Information Hub
Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Criminal justice system · Culture and cultural competency · Families · Maternal health and prenatal care · Sexual and reproductive health · Stigma · Substance use and misuse · Minnesota · New Mexico · North Dakota