*Warning* This post may contain triggers. What is a Traumatic Birth Experience? It depends on the woman. Every women will have her own definition of what birth trauma is and every woman heals at her own pace. Here’s a short list of what can be classified as a traumatic birth experience. Your birth didn’t go as […]
I’ve put a call out for maternity, birth, breastfeeding, mothering, newborn, infant, sibling photos to share for upcoming blog posts and to share on the Facebook wall. I’m looking mostly for women/men/babies/families of color but all are welcome to submit. I’ll always give credit back to you/your photographer. They don’t have to be professionals, I’ll […]
I’m going to try my best to post weekly/bi-weekly links to articles I come across. I forget that not everyone uses Facebook and Twitter, and that’s where I post most of the things I come across. Anti-Racism and Anti- Oppression Work In Midwifery – Letter To Midwifery Today: Real Talk About Midwifery and Racial Oppression. […]
I am so happy to share with you this list of black women who breastfeed! If you check the current data on black women and breastfeeding you’ll most likely find reports saying that we do not breastfeed, we have the lowest rates, we only breastfeed for 3-6 months, etc. I would like to know where […]
Radical Doula, Miriam Perez is running a series on Radical Doulas. In this post she shares the profile of Acquanda Stanford from her blog Journey to Lactation Consulting. Thank You For Sharing!
Most people know that I am a HUGE homebirth advocate. I love it, I love midwives, I love the entire experience of birthing in my home…. climbing into my bed with my new baby and the rest of my family. My first was born in the hospital, and my last two were at home. […]