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The author describes her journey to the Democratic Republic of Congo, where she and another doula teach the basics of healthy pregnancy and postpartum care to over 55 women from the surrounding regions, who will go on to serve as midwives for their communities.
About Author: Jennifer Vanderlaan
Jennifer Vanderlaan is a childbirth educator and doula, the author of the Birthing Naturally Web site (www.birthingnaturally.net) and spends her free time working on a nursing degree. View all posts by Jennifer Vanderlaan