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Leaving A Legacy at GW

At the beginning of 2019, the Division of Midwifery at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates (GWMFA) announced a leadership transition. The founder of midwifery at GWMFA, Whitey Pinger passed the baton to Tina Johnson after nine years of visionary leadership. I have had the privilege of working with Whitney for six years, and would…
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Tips for visiting a home with a new baby

Author: Casey Runck, DCBD Senior Doula This week I took time off, flew to Chicago and visited friends who welcomed their second baby less than three weeks ago. Here are my tips for what a family really needs from friends after birth: ALWAYS wash your hands.  Germs and flu season are a lot for a…
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Happy New Year from our family to yours!

The path to becoming a parent and welcoming a new tiny human into your family is such a unique journey, one that we feel honored to be a small part of. Just as your families have grown in 2018, so has ours. Evolving from a single team of three doulas in 2015 to two teams…
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Insurance Coverage & Financial Planning for Doula Services

A doula for every person who wants one! We believe that doula support should be a standard service in our maternal health care system. The benefits of doula support are well documented and growing. One of the leading barriers to doula support is cost. Through increased insurance coverage, reimbursement through FSAs and HSAs, and other financing…
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