NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 30, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(New York: Robert Bazell) Cleveland, Ohio, University Hospitals' researchers reported studying effectiveness of doula, or helper, in delivering babies; role of doula, who is not a midwife or nurse, in comforting the woman in labor explained; need to have physician and fathers present also noted; scenes shown of Julie McGinnis giving birth while husband Mike McGinnis and doula Jocelyn Metchekoff assist. [University Hospitals' Dr. Susan McGRATH, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center Dr. Mortimer ROSEN - comment.]
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