You will gain valuable insight into how the U.S. system works, and how it is broken. Doulas can provide better service when they know who and what plays a part in the system.
Betsy Schwartz is a pioneer and a visionary. She established Tenth Month Doula Services in 1994, the first of its kind in South Florida. Her most recent accomplishment is the creation and publicaiton of Down the Canal – The Game ofBirth. Betsy continues to pioneer in Citrus County Florida where she is actively involved in community collaboration to improve birth outcomes. She is a former board member of the Florida Breastfeeding Coalition, and a founding member of the Coalition for Improving Maternity Services. Betsy holds a master’s degree in management of human services and is a certified postpartum doula. She is also a Reiki Master and a yoga enthusiast.