Chanel Porchia-Albert, founder of Ancient Song Doula Service, is a mother of 4, doula, doula training and aspiring midwife. ASDS, founded in 2008, has received grants from Every Mother Counts and the Foundation for the Advancement of Midwifery.
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February 12, 2015
Tell us about Ancient Song Doula Services (ASDS) and how it began. Ancient Song Doula Services began the Fall of 2008 after the birth of my first child at home with a midwife and a doula. In my own journey I realized that there wasn't enough information or services around primarily focused on women of color, especially within low income communities. I realized the difficulties I faced being economically stable, having private insurance and being able to find care that spoke to me. So, I decided to create what I thought was lacking at the time. Culturally competent care that allowed a consumer...