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Edna Miles, 100, Recalls Her Births in Jamaica

by 
Cheyenne Varner
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Edna Miles is the great-grandmother of Cheyenne Varner, The Educated Birth Founder + Everyday Birth Magazine Exec. Editor. Edna turned 100 years old in 2020 and Cheyenne took some time to interview her about what she remembers from the births of her four children, Neville, Yvonne and Dougie — twins — and Glen. All of her children were born in Jamaica, and all at home.

Enjoy some photos from Cheyenne's family archives below and read this interview in print when you subscribe to Everyday Birth Magazine.

The family home in Jamaica.
Edna, her oldest son Neville and the twins, Yvonne (Cheyenne's grandmother) and Dougie.
Miss Rosie, Edna's mother — Cheyenne's great-great-grandmother.
Edna, her husband Mas Len, Yvonne and Glen outside their home in Jamaica.

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