Midwifery and Racial Oppression, #BlkBFing Chat Highlights, Black Women and Medicaid Podcast and More!

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. […]

More Business of Being Born Online Screening: LIVE Q & A with Ricki Lake

Executive Producer Ricki Lake and Filmmaker Abby Epstein present an Online Screening of “Special Deliveries: Celebrity Mothers Talk Straight on Birth” on The Huffington Post Film Streaming and Live Q&A on Monday, March 5th features Ricki Lake, Abby Epstein, Kellie Martin and Special Guests More Business of Being Born Classroom Edition Premieres Same Date at […]

How you can have the ‘Goddess Treatment’ aka ‘The Beyonce Treatment’ too

Beyonce gave birth to a baby girl, Blue Ivy Carter this past weekend. The world had been waiting on this arrival since she rubbed her belly on stage several months ago. People were wondering, will she have a natural childbirth? Will she breastfeed? Once the news came out, the nasty comments, tweets, and blog posts […]

Informed Birth is Empowered Birth

Welcome to the Empowered Birth Week Blog Carnival This post is part of the Empowered Birth Week Blog Carnival hosted by Child of the Nature Isle and Betsy Dewey. For this special event the carnival participants have shared their perspective on Empowered Birth. Please read to the end to find a list of links to […]

When your birth doesn’t go as planned

We birth activist love to talk about how natural and beautiful birth is, and it is. But what happens when things don’t go as planned? What about when you planned a homebirth and needed to transfer to the hospital for complications? What if you planned a natural birth in the hospital and ended up with […]

The Birth of George

I missed birth story of the week last week. We’ve been running all over town lately. Then when I’m home I’m cooking, cleaning, playing with the kids, doing laundry, you know how it is. I am happy to share with you this beautiful birth story. It comes from Stefanie at Very, Very Fine. Thank you […]