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 […]

Six Favorite Things

Remember Oprah’s Annual Favorite Things? Well, mine won’t be that grand but I think they’re still nice. After my last post I thought something light and fun was in order. International Delight Coffee Creamer Singles –  So far I’ve tried Heath and Caramel Macchiato. Makes waking up in the morning taste so much better. LOST […]

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 […]

The Ideal Way To Birth

  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. […]