Birth Companions

      Intro & Preparation

      Birth Companions: Perspectives on Doulas and Nurse Midwives in ASL and English. A creation of the College of St. Catherine in partnership with SLICES, LLC. License and Credits License The contents of this project were developed under a grant from the U.S.... read more

      Video from a Hearing Doula

      Birth Companions: Perspectives on Doulas and Nurse Midwives in ASL and English. A creation of the College of St. Catherine in partnership with SLICES, LLC. The following links include video from Persis Bristol, a Doula who is also a certified interpreter. She shares... read more

      Video from a Deaf Doula

      Birth Companions: Perspectives on Doulas and Nurse Midwives in ASL and English. A creation of the College of St. Catherine in partnership with SLICES, LLC. Introducing Jerri Middlebrook Jerri gives an introduction about her educational and family background. (1:49)... read more

      An Appointment with Nurse / Midwife in English

      Part of Birth Companions: Perspectives on Doulas and Midwives in ASL & English Amy and Maria discuss Amy’s pregnancy.(9:24) 34 Weeks Amy and Maria discuss fetal development at the 34 week point. (1:48)  (Scroll to the 1:24 mark in the video to see this... read more

      Meet Amy Wolff

      Part of Birth Companions: Perspectives on Doulas and Midwives in ASL & English Amy, who is 7 1/2 months pregnant, introduces herself before going for her appointment with her midwife. (0:22) English Transcript Hi.  My name is Amy Wolff.  I’m here for a routine... read more

      Meet Maria Wolff

      Part of Birth Companions: Perspectives on Doulas and Midwives in ASL & English Maria, a Nurse Midwife with HealthPartners, introduces herself and brie?y explains what a nurse midwife does. (0:46) English Transcript I’m Maria Wolff.  I’m a Nurse-Midwife at... read more