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Why Doulas Should Not Play Midwife

Prof Chan Yoo Kuen, Consultant Obstetric Anaesthesiologist, University of Malaya

27-Nov-20 14:30

Why Doulas Should Not Play Midwife

The Ministry of Health has reiterated that doulas are not recognised as midwives in Malaysia. We look at why a doula shouldn't attempt to replace a midwife or doctor, and what are the risks of home births.

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Produced by: Tee Shiao Eek

Presented by: Juliet Jacobs, Lim Sue Ann, Dashran Yohan


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Tags:  The Bigger PictureThe Daily DigestMinistry of HealthDoulaMidwifeMalaysiaHome BirthHome Birth RisksHospital BirthCOVID-19Pandemic


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