Death Doulas, AKA Death Midwives, are getting individuals, families and communities to begin thinking and talking about death differently.
These, non-medical professionals, have been trained and certified in End-of-Life process, which helps to bring continuity of care in often unmet needs of the dying. Find a credentialed EOL Doula
Western society is often death phobic, and we do not like to discuss, in depth, such things as dying, death or grief. However, this creates a problem because we are ill-prepared and unfamiliar with the process or how to meet the needs of the dying individual.
However, there are a new group of individuals that want to help change how end-of-life is experienced. These Death Doula's can help educate, bring wisdom and as much serenity as possible to these profound, life changing experiences.