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The Power of Doulas in Underserved Communities

How doulas help lower maternal mortality rates

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JJune Eric-Udorie remembers the exact moment she decided to become a doula — a trained professional who provides physical, emotional, and educational resources for women throughout the spectrum of pregnancy, birth, and early postpartum.

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