What is a death doula or midwife?

What is a death doula or midwife?

When asked the following question, Adrian Allotey, Owner of You Are Not Alone Elder Care LLC and Certified End of Life Doula, responded as such.

Q: What is a death doula or midwife?

A: “Doula” is a Greek word that means non-medical person that gives physical, emotional and spiritual support to someone else. An End-of-life Doula is a non-medical professional that provides holistic support for the dying and their loved ones before, during, and after death.  Trained in the various end of life stages a Doula is able to assist the family with understanding the natural processes while providing comfort and support.

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