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U.S. Military Wives

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Latest Activity: Feb 15, 2012

This is for the wives of all those serving in our military. I know it's hard to find other like-minded moms and it feels like we're in the minority (with midwives, home births, etc.) so here is a safe place to come discuss our lives.

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Deployment

Started by Amber-joy Tacey. Last reply by Holly Deering Oct 24, 2010. 3 Replies

Introductions

Started by Sierra Murach. Last reply by Cassie Ehard Apr 17, 2010. 11 Replies

Moving rant

Started by Amber-joy Tacey. Last reply by Amber-joy Tacey Jul 2, 2009. 3 Replies

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Comment by Cherylyn on June 8, 2009 at 6:17pm
Sarah, you might want to look into seeing if there are any doulas in the certification process in your area. They may offer a discount, but since they are not certified they won't be listed on DONA's website. Try contacting a DONA trainer and ask them if they have a list of trained doulas who are certifying who might be willing to offer their services for a discount or for free. My own doula was in the certification process when she assisted in two of my children's births, and she was amazing.
Comment by Sierra Murach on June 8, 2009 at 1:01pm
I wish you the best of luck! Keep us updated and let us know how it goes!
Comment by Sarah Hall on June 8, 2009 at 12:45pm
I was j/k anyway. All the doulas Ive found in the area charge about $500. Theres no way I can afford that. Im just going to do it in hospital as naturally as I possibly can. I managed to have my first in the hospital with no pain meds so hopefully I can do it again!
Comment by Sierra Murach on June 7, 2009 at 9:50am
lol I have a friend who used to be stationed there but 6 hours is a bit far! : )
Comment by Sarah Hall on June 6, 2009 at 4:05pm
Well Sierra Ft Riley is only a 6 hour drive from Ft Leonard Wood... :P
Comment by Sierra Murach on June 5, 2009 at 12:28pm
I'm in training to become a doula in The Fort Leonard Wood, MO area and I offer a military discount! ; )
Comment by Amber-joy Tacey on June 4, 2009 at 7:21pm
I haven't either but you may be able to get a free or discounted service from a doula trying to get her cirt. Try your local Doula association!
Comment by Sierra Murach on June 4, 2009 at 6:22pm
I've never heard of them covering a doula.
Comment by Sarah Hall on June 4, 2009 at 6:10pm
Has anyone had luck with getting tricare to cover doulas? Ive been told no way no how but Ive heard rumors on other boards that women have gotten tricare to cover doulas for their births.
Comment by Brittany Tubb on May 19, 2009 at 8:01pm
so glad to have found this group. my hubby is in the marine corp and will soon be a cop. im a stay at home mom...so i get a little bored. and im happy to see that were are other women who are pissed at tri-care too...lol, i just had to pay $1000 to be able to get my four wisdom teeth out. its been a rough week.
 

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