Monthly Archives: June 2010

Building a Community-Based Doula Program in Your Area

Occasionally, people visit our blog who have read about the effectiveness of community-based doula models and are researching how to create a program in their area. If this describes you, please contact us for information or just to talk about … Continue reading

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Open Arms featured today on KONG TV’s Learning for Life series

Today’s Learning for Life show on KONG featured an interview with Open Arms Executive Director Sheila Capestany, speaking about our Outreach Doula program. http://www.king5.com/v/?i=96992439 Here’s the description from the website: Giving birth and raising children should be among the most … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day from Open Arms!

Father’s Day – a day to celebrate the dads in our lives … our own, our spouses or partners, our children who themselves might have become fathers, and father figures who step in at important times in our lives and … Continue reading

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Contagious Positive Impact: An Interview with Yen Baynes, Open Arms Outreach Doula

This is an interview that Open Arms did for our latest newsletter. Hope you enjoy it! In our first interview, we introduce Yen Baynes, Latina Outreach Doula. Outreach doula services begin in early pregnancy and continue up to two years … Continue reading

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Seattle Human Services Coalition Award Ceremony

Last week on June 3rd, Open Arms was deeply honored to receive the Human Services Coalition award for Innovative Program. The following is a transcript from the awards ceremony. We are pleased – and humbled – to receive this award, … Continue reading

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Resources and information

I have a number of blog posts half-composed in my head, but have not had a spare moment to write them down, what with summer vacation coming up and so many things to do in the meantime. Soon, soon – … Continue reading

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