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5.89 miles away, 4522 Fredericksburg Rd, #A-307, San Antonio, TX, 78212 , D1
By appointment only to access help through telehealth services.
Founded in 1999 in response to a need for services among pregnant women, especially low-income women and pregnant teenagers, San Antonio Birth Doulas provided new and expecting parents with support in the areas of pregnancy, labor, breastfeeding, newborn care and bonding in an effort to prevent infant/child abuse and neglect. The word “doula” is ancient Greek for “woman’s servant.” In the modern context, a doula is a trained non-medical person who attends to the mother’s needs (as well as her extended family) before, during and after childbirth by providing information, physical assistance and emotional support. In a sense, a doula “mothers the mother.”
For more information on doula services, please contact Suzanne de Leon, Executive Director, at 210-222-0988.