Doulas Perspectives: The Pandemic Around the Globe

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected birthing parents and their families across the globe.  The pandemic has touched every continent and almost every country.  DONA International has certified doulas in over 50 countries, and this panel discussion will bring together a few of our certified doulas to explore the similarities and differences from a global perspective.  This moderated session will broaden our understanding of birth work through the pandemic in diverse cultural areas.

Session Moderator

Augie Rigual, DONA International Director of International Development

Panel Speakers

Rasee Govindani (Thailand)

Jenny Garcia (Dominican Republic)

Elena Carillo (Mexico)

Esther Kimani (Kenya)

Shereen Zarroug (United Arab Emirates)