Surviving the Worst; Giving Birth After Trauma | Erie PA Doulas & Meadville PA Doulas

There’s something inherently weird and marginally uncomfortable about lying on a table, spreading your legs for a relative stranger, and placing your feet up in stirrups. It’s also a position that female bodies are pretty used to being in, from a medical standpoint (as long as we’re going to our yearly appointments). But, what if you've experienced sexual trauma like one in 4 women have experienced...

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It Doesn't Always Go As Planned | Erie PA Parenting | Erie PA Birth & Postpartum Doulas

Before I was a mom, one thing I always said was: 

My kids will never go to daycare.

But guess where they are this morning? For the second day in a row? Daycare. 

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Rebozos in Birth Work | Meadville PA Labor Doula | Northwest PA Doulas

Rebozos in Birth Work:

Cultural Appropriation vs. Appreciation

If you’ve spent any time on the Internet over the past few years, you’ve likely heard of this hot-button issue known as cultural appropriation. Before we talk about rebozos for pregnancy & labor, the first thing to establish about cultural appropriation is that it is indeed very real and very prevalent, especially in our Western society, and that it truly does cause lasting damage to the overall well-being of many millions of people. The second is that it doesn’t have to be this way. Cultural appreciation is not only possible, but seriously vital in our modern world. And birth work - supporting our very beginnings and our collective futures - is a great place to start.

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