Doula services

Ohio House Reps, Senators reintroduce bipartisan doula services bill

BY: - March 23, 2023

Bipartisan bills will be coming to both the Ohio House and Senate to help birth doulas receive the Medicaid support they need and improve maternal and infant outcomes in the state. “It’s bipartisan and bicameral, and it has always been that way,” said Erica Crawley, former state representative and now current Franklin County Commissioner, at […]

Abortion doulas will continue care, with or without Roe

BY: - June 15, 2022

Even as a decision on Roe v. Wade approaches, those that help abortion patients through the process say it will not spell the end of abortion care, just a change in the way it’s done. “I don’t want Ohio to become one giant health care desert in terms of abortion access, but that looks like […]

Doula services could soon be covered by Medicaid after racial equity bill passes Ohio House

BY: - June 9, 2022

The following article was originally published on and is published in the Ohio Capital Journal under a content-sharing agreement. Unlike other OCJ articles, it is not available for free republication by other news outlets as it is owned by WEWS in Cleveland.   A bill that is aiming to combat racial disparities in infant […]