From left are mothers and the doulas who helped them during
their pregnancies: Roberta Decker, doula; Hannah Peterson
and son, Noah, 10 months; Bonnie Fairbanks-Stangel, doula
and Kyrie Fairbanks, 4 weeks; Lisa Johnson and daughter,
Khloe, 2; Becky Fairbanks, Kyrie's mother; Esther Humphrey
and Nigigoonsikwe, 11 months; Millicent Simenson, doula;
Emilie Carpentier, doula. (Molly Miron | Special to the Pioneer)
Being there for birth: Local group to offer workshops, speakers on healthy birthing practices
BEMIDJI -- Expectant mothers look forward to baby's arrival with excitement and hope for a beautiful beginning of a life.
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