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Midwives / Doulas

A midwife attends childbirth and often is used instead of an obstetrician. He/she usually provides support during labor and delivery, and supervises the general care of women and children directly after birth. A birth doula is a trained labor support person who provides emotional and physical support to a woman in labor and her partner. A doula is not a medical professional but can offer an array of comfort measures during labor such as massage, aromatherapy and reassurance.  Here is a list of midwives/doulas in the Greater Morgantown area: