How racism is harming pregnant women, and how maternity care can help

I just watched a video of Miriam Zoila Pérez (The Radical Doula) giving a Ted talk on racism and the effect on pregnant women of colour and how maternity care can alter the effects. First of all, wow... it makes so much sense. She begins by describing effects of your nervous system sending a flood of [...]

By | 2017-02-27T16:12:25+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Activism, LGBT, Maternity Care, Midwifery, Pregnant|0 Comments

Top 10 Instagram accounts for pregnancy and childbirth

I'll be the first to admit that I love Instagram. I love scrolling for pictures, posting pictures, reposting pictures, and finding like minded people around the world to connect with. The plethora of birth photos and moments available on Instagram is amazing, and the community of birth photographers and doulas on there certainly sets a high standard. [...]

By | 2017-10-25T16:16:49+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Activism, Breastfeeding, Community, Labour and Delivery, Pregnant|0 Comments

Reproductive Justice Choir

I just stumbled across what might be the most fantastic thing I have seen this year. While looking for reproductive justice associations in Canada, I found the "Reproductive Justice League" hosted by the Centre for Gender Advocacy out of Montreal, Quebec.   "The Reproductive Justice League’s goal is to raise awareness about the injustices faced by those [...]

By | 2017-10-25T16:16:49+00:00 November 23rd, 2016|Activism|0 Comments