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Alyssa Bedard | Why You Should Consider a Natural Birth, Doula vs. Midwife, Birthing Centers, & More

Alyssa Bedard, a St. Petersburg native, became engaged in birth work after receiving her master’s degree in Public Health Education at the University of South Florida. With a focus on Maternal and Child Health, Alyssa has devoted herself to Health Equity Leadership as a speaker, community leader, doula and faculty professor. Her purpose is to intentionally address the Social & Political Determinants of Health that contribute to rising inequities and Infant/Maternal mortality rates. As an advocate for Women’s Reproductive Justice, Alyssa created Breathing through Life, LLC., a Doula a Birth Service which empowers families through the precious moments of pregnancy, birth, and parenting. She currently serves in partnership and leadership with affiliations to St. Petian Collaborative. YEA Collective, The Foundation for a Healthy St. Pete, Unite Pinellas, Leadership St. Pete and the Black Health Equity Alliance.

Alyssa’s Instagram: @breathingthroughlifetampabay


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