Death Doulas: Supporting Families During A Loved One’s Final Days
When we hear the term “doula,” we probably most often think of a birth doula –someone who helps bring new life into the world. However, increasingly, doulas are also helping people through their final days. Our guest, Marggie Hatala, is one of approximately 400 certified end-of-life doulas in the United States. Marggie has been an end-of-life doula for six years, providing families with in-home end-of-life support prior to and throughout the dying experience.