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We are proud to announce that Doulas.com has adopted Operation Special Delivery. Cappa/OSD and Doulas.com have agreed to make the switch to better serve our women and families in need. We will now be listed on Doulas.com to access a wider range of services and people in need. Please follow our link and see the changes being made. Please be patient while we undergo the transition.


Operation Special Delivery (or OSD), provides trained volunteer doulas for pregnant women whose husbands or partners have been severely injured or who have lost their lives due to the current war on terror, or who will be deployed , or unable to attend the birth due to military reasons. The doulas that are volunteering are doing so at a pro bono (free) rate, and are doing so by their own discresion.

What is a doula? A doula is specially trained to give informational, emotional, and physical support to women during childbirth. A doula does not perform medical tasks, but is trained to provide uninterrupted support to a mother in labor and during birth.

Why military moms? OSD believes that no one should go through childbirth without support, especially the women who are giving birth while their husbands or partners are making such a great sacrifice for our country and our freedom.

Thank you for visiting our site. If you have any questions or comments, please email [email protected].

Nancy Freeman, CCCE, CLD





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