"Doulas" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Trained lay women who provide emotional and/or physical support during obstetric labor and the postpartum period for mothers and their partners.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Doulas".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Doulas".
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Doulas" by people in Profiles.
Paterno MT, Van Zandt SE, Murphy J, Jordan ET. Evaluation of a student-nurse doula program: an analysis of doula interventions and their impact on labor analgesia and cesarean birth. J Midwifery Womens Health. 2012 Jan-Feb; 57(1):28-34.