"It’s not our bodies that are broken. We need to look at all the other external factors that are making childbirth more dangerous.”
After caring for pregnant people who lacked basic knowledge of reproductive health, nurse Kelsey Knight and doula Emily Varnam created a course using menstruation as a measure of health and taught it across 43 states.
The iconic musician visited the VICELAND show to talk about death and childbirth.
Brooklyn singer, birth worker, and sister to 'Girls' actress Jemima Kirke speaks to Broadly about her work as a mother, a doula, and why she wants us to accept ourselves as we are in 2017.
To many, doulas represent a certain type of bourgie luxury. According to a new study, however, the health benefits of hippie-style birth coaching are biggest for low-income women.
"I thought, 'there's no way in fucking hell anyone's going to do this with me,'" said Vancouver photographer Jackie Dives.
The rockstar doula has more than a few tricks up her flowing sleeves.
Women are turning their placentas into little capsules and swallowing them after birth. But some hospitals are also denying women the right to take their placentas home with them.