Introducing a new training: Holding Space for Pregnancy Loss

Introducing the latest class offering from Abby the Sociologist Doula: Holding Space for Pregnancy Loss.

3 ways to prepare for Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month

October is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month in the United States, and has been since the 1988 Congress and Ronald Reagan declared it to be so every year. Additionally, in 2001, the House of Representatives declared October 15 to be Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. October also includes Baby Loss Awareness Week (UK, 9 October – 15 October) and Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day (Canada, October 15, and Australia, October 15). Here are three ways you can prepare for these important commemorations.

Building community – and rebuilding it when trucks drive through your walls: an interview with the doula behind The Mother Well

In which I mostly interview Victoria – about her work as a doula, the resources for parents she’s created at Mother Well Doula, her secret life as a young adult fiction writer, and her advice for being a mom and a small business owner –, and then, for a few minutes at the end, we have a back-and-forth conversation about doulas and privacy. 

Babywearing 101: a resource list for babywearing

In this month of July 2021, I'm celebrating babywearing in a special way on my blog and in my community. I'll be linking here to blog posts and videos as I post them, so you can keep coming back to this page for updates.

Mother’s Day Rosary Reflections: The Joyful Mysteries

Calling all Catholic and Catholic-curious readers: I'm hosting a rosary event for Mother's Day!