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Every new mom deserves a doula

Who is Doula Kristen?

Kristen Kardos, MA Ed. is a mother of three children, co-founder of Rhode Island New Moms Connection, a certified lactation counselor, Co-Chair for the Women &Infants Ob Patient Advisory Council, member of RI Birth Network, member of Doulas of RI,  and a DONA trained postpartum doula.  Kristen enjoys providing new parents with support, sharing the plethora of resources she's accumulated over the years, and helping moms build community. She is nurturing, empathetic, non-judgmental, and passionate about her work.




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What is a doula?


The word "doula" comes from the ancient Greek meaning "a woman who serves" and is now used to refer to a trained and experienced professional who provides continuous physical, emotional and informational support to the mother before, during and just after birth; or who provides emotional and practical support during the postpartum period. (source: dona)

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