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In this webinar, we discuss how to cope with grief and loss in childbirth and how a doula can be of help when unexpected events become challenging and even painful.  Specific topics include:

  • Tasks of grief
  • Grief phases and how we behave when we experience loss
  • Assessment of non-medical needs
  • How doulas respond to loss
  • How to create memories
  • Holding space during loss
  • Pregnancy loss birth plan


Additional content you might be interested in:

blog post: Birth trauma and the five stages of grief

blog post: Healing after stillbirth or miscarriage

Follow Rachel Leavitt:

Rachel has worked as a register nurse (BSN from University of Utah) since 2004 with a work history in Labor and Delivery, NICU and Postpartum Care. She is also the founder of New Beginnings Doula Training which she organized in 2011. When she's not busy being a mother and grandmother, she can be found reading research papers related to some aspect of childbirth.

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