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Pleasanton Weekly

- April 12, 2013

Mothering the mother

Doulas help provide the best birth experience possible

by Jessica Lipsky

Birth can be a terrifying event -- from choosing a doctor, hospital or birthing center to determining whether or not to use pain medication, not to mention the addition of a new person to your family for whom you're legally responsible for the next 18 years. With more questions and options than ever, new and well-seasoned moms are turning to an ages old service to help ease the process.

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