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Doula Myths Part 2

Doula… that’s like a midwife, right?

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Doula Myths Part 1

What is a doula? I won’t need a doula. My partner will be there and we’ll want our privacy. We also want to focus on what the doctors say.

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Virginia, Maryland and DC Doula Support During the Pandemic

By Hello Tapestry | June 26, 2020

Back in March, DMV area hospital policies changed to restrict doula support. Doulas had to put their heads together to figure out how to continue serving clients. Here’s where we are now with DMV area doula support (DC, Maryland and Virginia) nearly a year later! Updated: 3/23/21 As we understand it, three additional hospitals in…

10 Ways To Support Anti-Racism

By Hello Tapestry | June 22, 2020

If you’re aware of healthcare disparities in general, then you may be aware that pregnancy-related death as well as infant mortality are disproportionately higher for Non-Hispanic Black (Black) persons and American Indian/Alaska Native persons. (source: CDC). If you’re a doula who hasn’t studied these issues, it might be because your training organization didn’t ask you…

Doula Myths Part 2

By Hello Tapestry | February 14, 2020

Doula… that’s like a midwife, right?

Doula Myths Part 1

By Hello Tapestry | February 7, 2020

What is a doula? I won’t need a doula. My partner will be there and we’ll want our privacy. We also want to focus on what the doctors say.