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International Doula Month

May is International Doula month…May is many other things too.
On the 5th of May from the sweaty disease laden sheets of my bed I celebrated  International Day of the Midwife while fighting the symptoms of strep throat…now that’s a bug!

I had big dreams of taking my boys to Cranbrook to celebrate.  The East Kootenay Midwives were celebrating the day by hosting a 5km Walk to Durban. ‘Midwives walking together to save lives’  The walk was to raise awareness regarding maternal and newborn health, a topic that will no doubt be prevalent at the International Confederation of Midwives 29th triennial congress in Durban South Africa.  I wanted to make signs that said