More pregnant women are becoming interested in doulas. This comes with a new bill requiring private health insurance to reimburse doula services up to a certain amount, starting in January. Madeline LeBlanc is the Director and Founder of Mary’s Hands Network and her group is expanding with the help of Baton Rouge General to provide more access to expecting parents through a volunteer community doula program...
How doulas could impact maternal health in Louisiana. House bill 272 aims to make doula care more accessible to mothers across the state.
Read about our very first Birth Doula training cohort sponsored by the Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge published May 30, 202. The article shares pictures and one on one interviews with some of our doula volunteers! Read about this awesome work by following the link below!
Read the full article in the Catholic Commentator following the link below.
Watch Bishop Duca's homily on May 31, 2023
Read about our interview with the National Catholic Register as we discuss the disparities in Louisiana and our proposed solution. “That is our faith in action,” LeBlanc said. “That is Mary’s hands reaching down and touching these moms.”
Read the full article in the National Catholic Register following the link below.