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Participants in an indigenous doula training, coordinated by Changing Woman Initiative, pose for a photo outside a hogan in Window Rock on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. Such training used to draw a dozen women – this one drew 40. “The demand just kind of exploded,” midwife and facilitator Melissa Brown said. More than 100 people applied for the workshop. (Photo by Delia Johnson/Cronkite News)

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Some Native women have come to the Navajo reservation to be trained as doulas- aides who have no formal medical background but provide guidance for pregnant women up to and through labor, and sometimes beyond.

By Kyley Warren, Cronkite News January 21, 2020