These Doulas Are Making Pregnancy Safer for Women of Color
"It’s not our bodies that are broken. We need to look at all the other external factors that are making childbirth more dangerous.”
We Need More Male Doulas
As the family dynamics shifts, so does the need for a more diverse birthing community.
The Women Teaching America About the 'Fifth Vital Sign': Periods
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.
Erykah Badu Tells Desus and Mero What It's Like to Be a Doula
The iconic musician visited the VICELAND show to talk about death and childbirth.
Doula, Musician, and Mother Domino Kirke on How to Stay Sane in the New Year
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.
Every Pregnant Woman Should Get A Doula, Study Says
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.
Nothing to See Here: Pictures of Women and Their Menstrual Blood
"I thought, 'there's no way in fucking hell anyone's going to do this with me,'" said Vancouver photographer Jackie Dives.
Style Rider: Domino Kirke Likes Jumpsuits Because They Make It Look Like She Tried
The rockstar doula has more than a few tricks up her flowing sleeves.
Hospital Regulations Are Forcing Women to Steal Their Own Placentas
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.