Doulas help parents welcome, nurture babies Brooklyn Reader October 8, 2015 By Brooklyn Reader October 8, 2015, 4:33 pm Click here to view original web page at www.courier-journal.com (Photo: By Michael Clevenger/The Courier-Journal) When moms-to-be want to ensure a good birth experience, they sometimes seek out the help of a doula like Rebecca Mercer, 32, of Louisville. She’s not a doctor. She’s not a midwife. She’s more of a support professional, working as both a birth and postpartum doula.”Whatever […] Want to write for us? We're looking for interns and experienced writers! Go here for more information.