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

In the trenches again for funded midwifery

In 2008 I organized the International Day of the Midwife rally in Lethbridge, AB. This rally was different than previous years of celebration, because this time we had a clear message. There were 5 rallies across Alberta happening simultaneously, and we all had one mission. Our mission was to have our voices heard, and demand [...]

By | 2017-10-25T16:16:49+00:00 January 14th, 2016|Midwifery|0 Comments