Did you know that, in the United States: Black embryos and fetuses are up to twice as likely to be lost to miscarriage as white embryos?Black fetuses are more than twice as likely to be lost to stillbirth as white fetuses?Black women are three times more likely to die from a pregnancy-related condition than white women? Read more of my latest… Continue reading We need to talk about racism in healthcare for pregnant mothers
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Exploring Mary’s Birth Story: what the debate about Jesus’ delivery can teach us
As you probably know if you've followed this blog for a while or if you've met me in real life, my Catholic faith informs a lot of my understanding of birth and death. So, as a Christmas special, I want to share with you a piece I wrote earlier this year about Mary's birth story and Jesus' delivery.
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How to get updates on local covid-19 hospital policies regarding doulas
Every Thursday, I call my local hospitals (Beacon Memorial in South Bend; St. Joe in Mishawaka; and Elkhart General in Elkhart) and check in on the hospital policies. In the upheaval of the pandemic, I want to make sure I know the latest info and I have what I need in order to practice at… Continue reading How to get updates on local covid-19 hospital policies regarding doulas