The author’s mother-in-law Bara Cvarak, with grandchildren Rick and Danica Cvarak
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Accepting Love without Perfection: The Roles of Grandmothers and Postpartum Doulas
The roles of grandma and the postpartum doula are often ill-defined, and can be challenging to balance with the immediate needs of a new mom and baby. Author Vicky York discovers that with a little effort and patience, doulas and grandmas can work together. After all, there’s nothing quite like grandma’s love.