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Dearest Doula Podcast Episode 109: ‘Full Spectrum Doula Care: Providing Compassionate Care to Abortion Clients’ Featuring Ashley Medley & Sarah Gillooly

Ep. 109:

‘Full Spectrum Doula Care: Providing Compassionate Care to Abortion Clients’

Featuring Ashley Medley & Sarah Gillooly

**Trigger Warning**

In this Dearest Doula podcast episode, we are learning about how to provide compassionate care and support for clients who are choosing abortion. We are joined in this episode by fellow birth workers Ashley Medley and Sarah Gillooly.

Ashley Medley is a doula offering full spectrum care, and is currently serving clients in the Washington DC metro area.

Sarah Gillooly is the co-chair for DC Doulas for Choice Collective and has been serving clients in the area of full spectrum doula care for the last three years.



Dearest Doula Community, Ashley and Sarah shares their insights regarding full spectrum care on the dearest doula podcast today! Click HERE to listen on itunes or simply press play below!



In this Dearest Doula podcast episode we discuss:

What is a Full Spectrum Doula?

 What is an Abortion Doula?

Abortion Doula Support-What it can Look Like

Nitty Gritty, resources and so much more!



After Abortion Support- Exhale

Radical Doula

New York Doula Project

Abortion Diary Podcast

Also- if you’d like to join in on weekly discussions with an accountability tribe featuring myself and other passionate birth workers, click here to get redirected to our accountability tribe page!

You can connect with Ashley through her website or Twitter, and you can connect with Sarah through her website or Twitter.

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