Why we need to talk about #MeToo in the birth room

Why we need to talk about #MeToo in the birth room

Some women feel like they did not give consent for medical procedures during birth. They feel like they are reduced to being a vessel, only good for carrying the child. This is not helped by the belief among professionals that they are legally responsible for bringing...
Hiring A Postpartum Doula Is A Necessity, Not A Luxury

Hiring A Postpartum Doula Is A Necessity, Not A Luxury

Postpartum doulas are an important support to a new mom after giving birth. A doula’s focus is to help the mother care for her postpartum body, prepare meals, provide information, and serves as both a physical and emotional support. Many new moms struggle with...
Big Babies: the risk of care provider fear

Big Babies: the risk of care provider fear

Having a larger baby is common, but may come with several associated risks. Research has shown that larger babies tend to have higher blood glucose levels, as well as a bigger head and shoulders, which may lead to complications during birth. Some of these...
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