origin: Greek; doule= female servant
A trained woman in charge of providing emotional & physical support before, during, and after pregnancy. Whereas, a "midwife" provides medical support and assists in the birthing process specifically.
origin: (1875) Greek; glssa= tongue + lalein= to babble.
A hypnotic trance or episode of religious ecstasy resulting in partly or entirely indecipherable speech; referred to as "speaking in tongues" by mostly Pentecostal churches [Acts 2:4].