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Casper Star-Tribune 

Rural women must often travel great distances for care


September 6, 2018

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Every mother hopes to hear her baby cry in the seconds after giving birth. But Kelsey Wood's son, Brenton, was silent when he came into the world on Feb. 8, 2013.

There are no words to describe the pain of giving birth to a stillborn baby, Wood said.

She recalls being asked a question she never imagined having to answer. Did she want her child buried or cremated? She remembers holding her son and thinking that he looked like his dad.

"He had his dark curly hair; a whole head of it," she said.

The family had already prepared his nursery, the walls painted yellow and gre...

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