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Become a Volunteer Doula at Heywood Hospital

January 18, 2012

Whirlpool therapy is a relaxation option available for mothers giving birth at the LaChance Maternity Center.

Are you looking for a meaningful way to spend your time?
Become a Volunteer Doula at Heywood Hospital.

Gardner, MA - The LaChance Maternity Center at Heywood Hospital is seeking volunteers for the Doula Training Program. A Doula is a woman experienced in childbirth who is specially trained to provide various kinds of support for the mother before, during and after the birth.


Heywood Hospital is offering this special training to individuals interested in becoming a Doula on March 23, 24 and 25.


If you are interested in taking this course to become a volunteer Doula, please contact Heywood Hospital’s Director of Maternal Child Health, Karen Beaton at (978) 630-6475.


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