Natural Birth Is Birth Without Pain Medication-Genesis Birthing and LivingRead more: Natural Birth Is Birth Without Pain Medication-Genesis Birthing and Living
I rejected the idea that I needed to use drugs and medical interventions during labor. So I chose natural birth. Here I share what natural birth is and why natural birth is the right birth for you too.
PCOS and Endometriosis Diagnosis Fueled Raye the Doula To Heal Herself and Help OthersRead more: PCOS and Endometriosis Diagnosis Fueled Raye the Doula To Heal Herself and Help Others
Though diagnosed in 2016 with PCOS, endometriosis, and infertility, Raven—aka Raye the Doula—was determined to maintain her future and her dream of becoming a mother by healing herself and by extending that healing to her community through a career in birthwork.
From Slavery to Freedom: Birthing On My Own TermsRead more: From Slavery to Freedom: Birthing On My Own Terms
The fact is, ladies and gentlemen, the distance between this platform and the slave plantation, from which I escaped, is considerable—and the difficulties to be overcome in getting from the latter to the former, are by no means slight. Fredrick Douglass— “What to the Slave is the 4th of July?” I am a Black woman…
A 10 Pound Vaginal Birth: Insight From a Black DoulaRead more: A 10 Pound Vaginal Birth: Insight From a Black Doula
Brandie witnessed the vaginal, natural, hospital birth of a healthy 10 pound baby! Her account of this birth is important because in the opinion of western medicine, a 10 pound baby is not only cause for concern, but it is very often termed as macrosomia (too big baby), and is given by many doctors as…