By Harmeet Kaur, CNN
Fri July 15, 2022
(CNN)Saquaya Ruffin didn't know what an abortion doula was until the clinic staff asked if she wanted one.
Her mother came with her to the appointment at Planned Parenthood in New York, but she wasn't going to be allowed in the procedure room. Ruffin agreed to the doula, figuring it would help to have someone with her.