Could doulas help reduce the mortality rate among black infants in North Carolina?

By Giulia Heyward

More and more expecting mothers in North Carolina are seeking out doulas, medically-trained professionals who are there during labor to provide physical and emotional support. The goal is safer, less traumatic births. Despite the fact that black infants are more at-risk for pregnancy-related complications a higher proportion of white families hire doulas.

Giulia Hayward reports.

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