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Vanessa M Kelmis, CD(DONA)

  • Country: U.S.A.

Vanessa Kelmis is a mother, certified birth doula, and Lieutenant in the United States Navy Reserve. She is a graduate of the US Naval Academy and served seven years active duty in the US Navy as a nuclear-trained Surface Warfare Officer. After leaving full-time military work, she became a birth doula dedicated to supporting military families throughout pregnancy and birth. She has joined mothers from military bases in the US and Japan, and is a passionate community advocate for labor support and breastfeeding. Vanessa lives in Yokosuka, Japan with her husband and son.