December 06, 2023

Doulas are trained professionals who provide pregnancy-related health services. It’s originally a role that provides labor support, and in recent years the role of the doula has been expanding to include all kinds of support for pregnant people. Now, more and more employers are offering doula services as medical benefits for their workforce. Marisa Menez Marthaller first became a doula in 2018 after the birth of her son, Alton. It wasn’t long before her passion for cooking and helping people intersected with her doula work. And thus, the Soup Doula was born! Reporter Aaliyah Fisher has the story

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