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Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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Monday, July 4

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Ms.musings points to a story from the Times on doulas and the Chicago Health Connection's groundbreaking efforts to provide prenatal and postpartum services to young women who could not otherwise afford them. The article profiles Loretha Weisinger, who is also the subject of the documentary A Doula Story, set to air on WTTW next Thursday, October 6, at 8pm.

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