Support For Traumatic Birth Experiences

*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 […]

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. […]

Reports Say Black Women Don’t Breastfeed… #BlkBfing

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 […]

Black Infant Mortality and Your Responsibility

Welcome to the Third Edition of the  Black Birth Carnival. Hosted by Darcel of  The Mahogany Way Birth Cafe and Nicole of Musings From The Mind of Sista Midwife. The Topic: Infant Mortality Awareness: Saving OUR Babies. Many birth workers are talking about the alarming infant mortality rates in this country, but none are talking […]

#BlackBirth Carnival Call For Submissions: Infant Mortality Awareness – Saving OUR Babies

Hello and Welcome to the Third Edition of the Black Birth Blog Carnival: Infant Mortality Awareness – Saving OUR Babies. Hosted by Darcel of The Mahogany Way Birth Cafe and Nicole of Musings From The Mind of Sista Midwife. The Black Birth Carnival has been amazing in so many ways. Whether you participate by blogging, or sharing on various social networks, we thank […]

Infant and Maternal Mortality in the Black Community: When Will You Care?

I found this article this on infant and maternal mortality in the Black Community. The study focused on California and New York, but the issues highlighted run deep all over this country. I liked the article and linked to it on Facebook and Twitter. I love that instead of the same old drivel about the […]