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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What is Prodromal Labor? | Northwest PA Doulas

What I found out was clear: I was in the midst of prodromal labor. 

What is prodromal labor you ask? 

Prodromal labor is labor that starts and stops (sometimes for days or weeks), feels and acts like real labor but doesn't eventually produce a baby like active labor does. 

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