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Beyond holding hands: the modern role of the professional doula.
  • A. Gilliland
  • Medicine
    Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal…
  • 1 November 2002
This article illustrates the five main aspects of the doula's role: providing specific labor support skills; offering guidance and encouragement; assisting mothers to cover gaps in their care;
An economic model of the benefits of professional doula labor support in Wisconsin births.
TLDR
A system-based change in how laboring mothers are supported would be an innovative step that would put Wisconsin at the forefront of cost-effective health care, reducing interventions while improving outcomes.
Paediatric diabetes care during the COVID‐19 pandemic: Lessons learned in scaling up telemedicine services
Paediatric diabetes care relies upon a multidisciplinary approach for the education of and collaborative medical decision-making with patients and families. It involves healthcare providers, diabetes
Women’s Experiences of Female Ejaculation
Thirteen women responded to an open-ended questionnaire about their female ejaculation experiences. Responses are described from a phenomenological perspective. The major themes of responses include
What Motivates People to Attend Birth Doula Trainings?
  • A. Gilliland
  • Psychology, Education
    The Journal of Perinatal Education
  • 2016
TLDR
Besides career training, these workshops are filling a cultural gap in childbirth education for people who are not expectant parents, and who intend to use this knowledge in unanticipated ways.
The Cost of Treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries
TLDR
Evaluating 2007-2008 active duty medical costs to determine the costs of Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder suggests that mTBI and PTSD account for .53% and 1.8%, respectively, of the 2008 population data sample.
For parents. Getting ready for college.
Be aware of hypoglycemia unawareness.
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