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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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Monica's Family PCS Adventure, Part 1

Monica's Family PCS Adventure, Part 1

It all began with orders. As it usually does for a military family. My little family of three was about to be shipped across the globe, from Okinawa to Florida. My husband and I had made the reverse trip three years previously with little problem, even with two dogs. Now, however, we had our 4 month old added into the mix