#TBT: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack of Pregnancy Privilege

Over two years since I originally wrote this post, I already have a list of additions and am working on an updated version, importantly through even more of a reproductive justice framework. As I fully work through these thoughts, I share the original post again with you to remind all of us that everyday, each […]

Music Monday: Holly McNish, Breasts

I realize that today is Tuesday; really, I do. Today is my Monday, and I love Music Mondays too much to miss it. Holly McNish is the coolest – follow her YouTube station here.

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12 Ways To Be a Feminist Healthcare Provider

“I write for those women who do not  speak, for those who do not have a voice because they were so terrified, because  we are taught to respect fear more than ourselves. We’ve been taught that  silence would save us, but it won’t.” – Audre Lorde Midwifery care begins by meeting women where they are, physically, […]

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Monthly chai date

All of these lines across my face Tell you the story of who I am So many stories of where I’ve been And how I got to where I am But these stories don’t mean anything When you’ve got no one to tell them to It’s true… I was made for you – Brandi Carlile, […]

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#TBT – 14 things you never knew about the hymenal ring

One of my most popular posts makes a comeback for this week’s Throwback Thursday (#TBT). Enjoy! … 14 Things You Never Knew About the Hymenal Ring First let’s start with the obvious: what is the hymenal ring, and why should we know about it? I will begin with very brief definition of the hymen itself, as a […]

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Monthly chai date

I have no idea how September came to be. The moments have felt fleeting – my last “this moment” (prior to yesterday) was last month, posted when I still felt grasps on “this moment” rather than all of the next moments rushing by. I cannot remember the last time I sat down and had a […]

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