Persis is a birth doula who also happens to be a certified sign language interpreter. In this video, she gives more perspective on the role of doulas in the birthing process. On the CD, she also answers the following questions:
Why did you become a doula?
How much do your doula services cost and who pays for your services?
How can someone find a doula?
What does a doula do throughout the labor and delivery process?
What are your experiences working on a birthing team?
Are there differences between working with first-time and experienced moms?
What is the difference between doulas and midwives?
Maria and Amy meet for a routine check-up as part of Amy's pre-natal care. Amy is at about 33 weeks in her pregnancy. The video includes the entire appointment as well as introductions by both the practioner and the patient.