Cultural Competence: Let’s Flip the Script!

What if doulas flipped the cultural competence script to help our clients navigate the medical system and advocate more effectively? Using the four features of cultural competence, this presentation will discuss the culture of medicine to explain how it influences care and interactions. Which cross-cultural skills do our clients need? How can doulas, as cultural brokers, help our clients find their own path for pregnancy, birth, postpartum, and early parenting?