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January 2015 - Northeast Doulas Blog Posts

Knock It Off… A Doula is a Doula, A Nurse is a Nurse!

Posted on: January 3, 2015 | Doula Life, Doula Training

Doula, a Greek word used to describe a non-medical support person for laboring women. Registered Nurse RN, a medical professional who has graduated from a nursing program and has passed a national licensing exam to obtain a nursing license.  Obviously… total opposites! One IS medical, one IS NOT medical. As if introducing the term “Doula” to someone …