We believe that through the support doulas provide, we can improve the health outcomes of Black mothers and babies. To that end, we need to build an infrastructure that prioritizes the needs of two key stakeholders: pregnant persons and doulas. We started the inquiry with doulas.
This report provides insights into the realities, including observations and challenges of Black doulas who want to serve Black communities in the Central Valley, which in our definition covers the area between Bakersfield and Stockton.
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