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Interview with Everyday Miracles: A Childbirth Education Center for Woman In Need

July 1, 2013

If you’re wondering how low-income moms can have doulas, childbirth education, breastfeeding support, yoga, and acupuncture, look no further. Everyday Miracles provides this and more to their moms, truly facilitating miracles everyday. Breastfeeding rate of 97% for over 8.5 months? Babywearing and carrying? Empowered births? I was blown away by talking with Debby and Mary. Please share with others about their important work and contribute slings, strollers, pack & plays, cloth diapers, maternity clothing, baby clothing, and good old fashioned monetary donations to keep these moms supported and loved. Find them on the web and facebook. And come to their 10 year birthday party on July 11th! —- Tell me about how you, Debby, met you, Mary, and how Everyday Miracles began. We were working at Unity Hospital, both doing doula work as newly trained doulas. We saw there was such a need beyond the hospital, beyond the county lines, beyond the insurance. We sat at a bagel shop one day and said How hard would it be to start your own nonprofit? Good thing we didn’t know! Because we didn’t know, we had such lofty ideals and people helped us along the way. We took it one step at a time, and it’s just been exploding ever since. When did you first find the space? How did you build it up? We got our nonprofit status in June of 2003. We’ve been in existence 10 years now. We worked out of our homes for the first seven.  We knew it…

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