Plus One Doula program now available at St. Luke’s

Plus One doula program is available at St. Luke’s

St. Luke's received a $1.7 million grant so every expecting family cand have doula support if they want it.

St. Luke’s received a $1.7 million dollar grant from the Bush Foundation to help provide access to doulas support for birthing families at St. Luke’s Birthing Center.

Plus One Doula program is a collaboration between Doulas of Duluth and St. Luke’s. It offers all expectant parents a partial scholarship to hire a doula through Doulas of Duluth/ Full scholarships are also available for those experiencing financial hardship.

A doula is a trained professional who provides support, information, resources, and emotional and physical assistance to expectant parents during pregnancy, labor, birth, and postpartum.

This program benefits patients by promoting birth equity across marginalized populations, decrease racial disparities in adverse perinatal complications, and reduce the low-risk cesarean delivery rate.

You can apply on St. Luke’s website.