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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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Open Arms wins Seattle Human Services Coalition Award

We at Open Arms are thrilled to have received the Seattle Human Services Coalition award for Innovative Program! The winners were announced today: 18th Annual Human Services Awards The award recognizes Open Arms for its “response to an existing need … Continue reading

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Bilingual doulas

Did you know that Open Arms is able to serve women in six different languages?

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Inspired

Recently we had our monthly board meeting. As usual, I came away completely inspired by Open Arms. Annie Moffat, our WCELI Program Director, presented to the board on the many new program changes and updates for this year. The staff … Continue reading

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Valuing women’s work

Today I was searching the web for information about doula programs. There are a number of doula programs in the US that provide volunteer doulas to low-income or other special-need women free of charge. But as far as I know, … Continue reading

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