Childbirth Education  |  DOULA CARE  |  Lactation Support

serving pregnant, birthing & newborn families in Western Massachusetts

attending births in Greenfield, Northampton, Holyoke, Springfield, Pittsfield, Brattleboro and HOME

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birth justice & doula education

ORGANIZATIONS

Prison Birth Project

Improving Birth

Birth Rights Bar Association

4kira4moms

Every Mom Counts

Black Mamas Matter Alliance

National Black Doulas Association

Ancient Song Doula Services

Circle of Health

Elephant Circle

Human Rights in Childbirth

 

BLOGS

Midwife Thinking

Radical Doula

Doulaing the Doula

DONA International

Science and Sensibility

Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN)

 

BOOKS

Optimal Care in Childbirth: The Case for the Physiological Approach by Amy Romano and Henci Goer

Around the Circle: Doulas Share Their Experiences by Julie Brill

ONLINE ARTICLES

Cultural Appropriation and the Baby Wearing community by Elizabeth Close

Not Your Idea: Cultural Appropriation in the Birthing Community by Aaminah Shakur

Not Your Idea: How to Avoid Cultural Appropriation in Babywearing by Aaminah Shakur

A Statement on Rebozos by Babywearing International

Decolonizing Babywearing: Voices and Thoughts of POC in the Babywearing community

CONTINUING EDUCATION

Blossoming Bellies webinars

DONA International webinars

BACE-NMC

Partners in Perinatal Health

Empty Arms Bereavement Support

Cornerstone Doula Trainings

PODCASTS & VIDEO

Birth Monopoly

Romper's Doula Diaries

HASHTAGS

#NotYourPodBuTai / Respecting East Asian Traditional Baby Carriers

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