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Carlie's Birth Story

July 2015

When I got asked to share my birth story I was excited to recap my experience, I was very relaxed through my pregnancy and was happy to wait the 9 months. 475 more words


Pastor Accuses Lagos Hospital For Removing Wife’s Womb During Childbirth

A pastor with a Pentecostal ministry, Chinedu Rockson, has accused the management of Ilogbo Central Hospital in the Ajangbadi area of Lagos State of removing his wife’s womb and damaging her bladder during childbirth. 831 more words


Why U.S. Women Still Die During Childbirth

More U.S. women are dying from pregnancy or childbirth complications today than in recent history, causing alarm stateside as maternal mortality drops worldwide.

The United Nations set a goal to reduce the global maternal mortality rate by 75% between 1990 and 2015, and while most nations succeeded in lowering that number, the U.S. 642 more words

It Takes a Village: Preparing for Postpartum

And, drumroll please…after taking a few weeks of vacation and sharing birth stories, we’re finally up to the last point in our “11 Ways to Prepare for Your Best Birth” series. 1,145 more words


Breastfeeding 101: The 1st Week

Welcome home from the hospital! Welcome home to familiar surroundings, increased responsibilities, and the daily grind. Life as you knew it continues on its path, except… 626 more words

Newport News Doula

Media & childbirth in Nepal

Much of the academic literature about the mass  media,  ‘old’ (press, radio, television) or ‘new’ (Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and the like) has focused on high-income countries.  590 more words


The Weirdest Thing that has Ever Happened to Me

This is a story about the weirdest thing that has ever happened to me.  I usually save it for parties and second dates, but lucky you, I’m sharing it with everyone.  735 more words