While doulas are not a medical professional, and we are not expected to provide medical care, it helps to have a basic knowledge of various medical diagnosis. So I will be providing more training on some of these that are the most common. I found a slide show that has some good information, and for those that are taking my doula training course, I would challenge you to make a handout for your clients and make a birth plan that incorporates a mother who is a gestational diabetic. How would your care change due to this medical diagnosis? What would it be good to prepare for, or prepare your mother for emotionally and physically?
on January 5, 2012 with No Comments
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