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#1 of 4 Old 05-11-2013, 02:15 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Hi there,

 

So, because of the terrible state of maternity care in Maryland, it looks like this baby is going to be born at his/her grandparents' house, in Princeton. I found midwives (Pam/Louise/Heather in Pennington) but I am considering a doula. I haven't explored how much they have their students do "doula" work during labor, so in case I need one, I thought I'd start looking (4 months, still have some time). The main thing is, I have some bad tailbone pain already (from an old injury) so I'm thinking I may need extra lower back support.

 

And ideas? I found one online, but she charges more than I think we can afford on top of the midwives (who are not covered by my insurance).

 

Thanks :)

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I am a birth doula, I work in the Princeton area, and LOVE homebirth!  You can learn more about me at www.doulanj.com


Mom to Liam 9/06, spirit baby 3/09, and identical twins Mateo and Sebastian 10/11namaste.gif

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And she is wonderful!
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I just gave birth 4 weeks ago and had a doula going thru certification so she was free and wonderful!. If you want more info email me at SuzanneTrautwein@yahoo.com
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