From the Field: Resource Wall

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PROJECT TITLE

Resource Wall (located inside obstetrician offices)

NAME OF ORGANIZATION, AGENCY, OR INSTITUTION

Silhouette Birth Doula Services

PRIMARY CONTACT NAME AND TITLE

Brandise Leonard, Birth Doula

PROJECT AIM AND GOALS

The “Resource Wall” will give families the information they need when they need it and not after. It will be located in area obstetrician offices and include information about pregnancy, birth, newborn care, VBAC, finding a doula, local La Leche League meetings, circumcision, community pregnancy services, “Happiest Baby on the Block,” The International Cesarean Awareness Network, vaccinations, and much more. This will be accomplished through the use of community resources and local partnership.

BLUEPRINT AREA(S) ADDRESSED

STRATEGIES USED

RESULTS

Two obstetrician offices have agreed to look at the packet when it is finished and contains all the necessary information to benefit families.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Brandise Leonard, doulaslovebirth@hotmail.com

Filed in Community education/outreach, Decision making and choice, Stories from the Field on Mon., Jul 2, 2012

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