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Doula Janice Ingram (right corner) talks to Anna Ferguson at a postpartum visit as Ferguson's toddler tries to climb onto her lap. Ferguson had experienced some complications following the birth of her youngest daughter and Ingram was there to check in on her.
Bek Shackelford-Nwanganga
Kansas News Service
In Kansas, the number of severe complications during labor and delivery has increased. For moms of color or women enrolled in Medicaid, the numbers are even higher. One of the state’s Medicaid contractors is now providing doula services to help.
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