Research & Articles
Doulaville Doulas are bloggers, researchers and advocates for healthy birth--connected to some of the best sources for information, statistics and facts. Look below to find our favorite sources for evidence based information.
10 Ways You Can Get Good Maternity Care
Published by Childbirth Connection.
10 Questions to Ask to find Mother and Baby Friendly Maternity Care
Published by the Coalition for Improving Maternity Services
What is Evidence Based Birth?
published by Improving Birth
The Evidence for Doulas
Doulas and Doctors: Working Together for Better Maternal and Infant Outcomes
The Modern Day Doula
published by Founder of Doulaville, Angie Valentin
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A Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth, Henci Goer
The Doula Book, John Kennell and Phyllis Klaus
Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn, Penny Simkin
Your Best Birth, Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein
The Birth Partner, Penny Simkin
Rediscovering Birth, Sheila Kitzinger
Ina May's Guide to Childbirth, Ina May Gaskin
Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering, Sarah Buckley
Baby Matters, Linda Palmer