Dana Raphael, an anthropologist, is the Director of The Human Lactation Center, Ltd. in Westport, Connecticut. She has been involved in research on breastfeeding for twenty-five years.
The Midwife As Doula: A Guide to Mothering the Mother
Article first published online: 10 JAN 2011
1981 American College of Nurse Midwives
Journal of Nurse-Midwifery
Volume 26, Issue 6, pages 13–15, November-December 1981
How to Cite
Raphael, D. (1981), The Midwife As Doula: A Guide to Mothering the Mother. Journal of Nurse-Midwifery, 26: 13–15. doi: 10.1016/0091-2182(81)90170-1
- Issue published online: 10 JAN 2011
- Article first published online: 10 JAN 2011
“Mothering the mother” is Dr. Raphael's prescription for successful, healthy breastfeeding. Any supportive person including the midwife can fulfill the role of doula.