First, I would like to preface by saying I firmly believe in a birthing person's ability to bring a baby into the world without a whole lot of (or any) "stuff." I never use all the contents of my bag, I often rely on one or two things, and I sometimes even forgo all of … Continue reading What’s In My Doula Bag?
We can all learn quite a few helpful things from "Cut, Stapled, and Mended: When One Woman Reclaimed Her Body and Gave Birth on Her Own Terms After Cesarean" -- the memoir of a woman fighting for a vaginal birth after cesarean, and finding her authentic self in the process. First, it reminds of the importance … Continue reading Book Review: “Cut, Stapled, and Mended” by Roanna Rosewood
Everyone's experience of pregnancy is different, but very often these 9 things get better when carrying a baby. Which of these did you enjoy? Eating of All The Things While you might deal with aversions in early pregnancy (and beyond), it's been shown that food can taste better than usual later in pregnancy as senses … Continue reading 9 Things That Improve in Pregnancy