Domains of postpartum doula care and maternal responsiveness and competence.

@article{McComish2009DomainsOP,
  title={Domains of postpartum doula care and maternal responsiveness and competence.},
  author={Judith Fry McComish and Joan M. Visger},
  journal={Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing : JOGNN},
  year={2009},
  volume={38 2},
  pages={148-56}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the domains of postpartum doula care and illustrate how doulas facilitate development of maternal responsiveness and competence. DESIGN Qualitative study using ethnographic method of participant observation. SETTING Homes of mothers who received postpartum doula care. PARTICIPANTS Thirteen women and their infants; 4 postpartum… CONTINUE READING