Movie Monday: Mother’s Right

Alright, I’m breaking the theme a bit. The “movie” at the link below comes from a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for an art installation to raise awareness of maternal mortality, obstetric violence, and postpartum PTSD. Please consider donating. … “Launching for Mother’s Day, the MOTHER’S RIGHT Kickstarter campaign supports artist Michelle Hartney‘s conceptual installation and performance piece addressing the United […]

Movie Monday: 40 Weeks

40 weeks: Pregnancy – the ups, the downs, the joys, the fears. 40 Weeks is an unscripted documentary that follows a diverse group of women on the incredible journey from conception to birth. Follow at www.40weeksthemovie.com and www.facebook.com/40weeksthemovie

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Famous Midwives: Part 4

‘Famous Midwives’ is a Feminist Midwife blog series to bring awareness to the work of midwives, promote the national and international impact of midwifery, and advertise the images of those known to some by name, to few by face, but to midwives as part of our community. Each “Part” of the series includes midwives considered […]

Birth

I could tell that you did not want to be there. I could tell that you did not want anyone to be there. I introduced myself, asked if you were comfortable, and offered if there was anything I could do. You turned away from me, saw your family was there, and then turned the other way, […]

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Movie Monday: ANITA

Instead of music, this week I bring you the trailer of ANITA, the documentary about Anita Hill’s brave and persistent journey to speak “truth to power.” If you haven’t seen it do – perhaps organize a friend’s movie night, a fundraiser for a local women’s group, or watch with women who were around when the […]

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Monthly Chai Date

March. Outside of its use as a monthly designation, it is a word indicating purpose. One marches for a reason, with intention and individuality and community. A march exists to advocate and advertise and alight conversation. Marchers are seen as part of their own accord as well as involved in a larger movement. And thus, […]

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Famous Midwives: Part 2

‘Famous Midwives’ is a Feminist Midwife blog series to bring awareness to the work of midwives, promote the national and international impact of midwifery, and advertise the images of those known to some by name, too few by face, but to midwives as part of our community. Each “Part” of the series includes midwives considered […]

Birth

It could have been any other late night labor. It could have been any other early morning birth. It could have been any other woman. It could have been any other midwife. But it was her. And it was me. And it was amazing and scary and brave and fast and slippery and lovely and beautiful and […]

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