Here you will find resources useful for doulas, healthcare professionals and for those considering enlisting a doula to support them or their loved ones.

Research and Studies on Doula Support

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In 2023 EDN and ICEA collaborated to create a document with links to 42 research papers relating to doula support dating from the 1999-2023. It was shared with medical professionals at FIGO XXIV World Congress of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Paris and Midwifery Today, Bad Wildbad, and it is possible to view it here.

Useful Links (European and International)

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Refugee/Vulnerable People Support

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EDN Doula Survey 2020: Interactive Country Presentation

EDN Doula Survey 2023

EDN is uniquely positioned to gather data about doula support across Europe. Anita and Špela discuss the motivation behind the EDN Doula Survey 2023 and it's origins in the EDN Doula Survey 2020, designed by Anita and Debbie, which came out as we entered global pandemic lockdown.

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