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A Birth Story: Tracey Thomas

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Latham’s recent experience working with a VBAC patient and her doctor inspired me to share my experience having a doctor/doula combo while giving birth to my son Chase in September of 2016. Thank you for allowing me to share this with other mamas and mamas-to-be! When I became pregnant for the second time, a wonderful […]

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10 Things to Know about Postpartum Depression + Anxiety

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The most common complication of pregnancy is under-diagnosed and under treated. “Just under 4 million women will give birth in the United States this year (2017).*  Of that number of new mothers, nearly 20 percent, will experience some degree of postpartum depression.  “This depression is the most common complication of pregnancy. Yet many new mothers […]

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Research Finds Oppression + Inequality in Medicine May Affect Childbirth Outcomes

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Research examines the global medical establishment’s false perceptions of the weakness of the female body and the greatest health risks to women during childbirth. In a journal article published this year, Director of the Culture, Brain, and Development program Pamela Stone exposes gender-based oppression, inequality, and “structural violence against reproductive aged women” inherent in modern […]

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5 Glow Worthy Books for Empowered Pregnancy + Birth

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When you realize you’re pregnant, the first thing you do is start asking questions, and reading- a lot! With so much to read it can feel like being in school full-time, but not every read is going to make you feel confident and secure in your body and the amazing process about to unfold. Expectant […]

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Finding Your Groove in New Motherhood

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Becoming a new mother is a time full of emotion. There are so many changes- your baby is finally here, milk is coming in, you’re healing, handling visitors, etc. Navigating new motherhood doesn’t necessarily come easy, but you want to be kind to yourself- remember you’re learning as you go! Parenting is on the job […]

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