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Giving Birth Alone

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Giving Birth Alone

Time after time, I hear stories of women who are in the birthing room by themselves for one reason or another. There are many different reasons, but often mom is alone because her spouse is deployed, she is a single active duty mom, or perhaps she is stationed halfway around the world and  does not have access to a good support network. 

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Birth Stories: Ashley's Journey to Becoming a Doula

Birth Stories: Ashley's Journey to Becoming a Doula

I became a birth and postpartum doula after being a part of my friends’ birth.  She was pregnant with her fourth child and her husband was deployed. She asked me to attend her birth and I couldn’t resist!  After having three cesareans, I was excited to experience a natural birth!