The Educated Birth


September Caption Contest
"To pee or not to pee? That is never the question." We invited our audiences on Facebook, Instagram, and Patreon to join us last month in submitting captions to this image showing a long, winding line of pregnant people waiting for — what?
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18 Images of Pregnancy, Birth + Postpartum That Are Just Marvelous
This roundup of images from Everyday Birth Magazine's fall/winter photo contest are just — truly incredible.
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5 Ways to Make Bodyfeeding a Family Affair
Making the bodyfeeding journey a family experience can help combat some of the doubts, fears and other challenges a breast or chestfeeding parent may be dealing with.
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Edna Miles, 100, Recalls Her Births in Jamaica
The Editor's Note in this issue features an interview with Executive Editor Cheyenne Varner and her great-grandmother Edna, and grandmother Yvonne. Edna turned 100 years old in 2020 and early this year, the trio connected on the phone to explore what Edna remembers from the births of her four children in Jamaica.
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6 Popular Alternative Therapies Used For Relief in Pregnancy and Postpartum
More birthing people are exploring alternative healing therapies — or considering continuing them — as they seek relief for common symptoms associated with pregnancy.
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Creating a Safe Birthing Experience for Survivors of Sexual Violence
Survivors of sexual and domestic violence may be resilient, but their reactions to that trauma may affect their ability to navigate pregnancy and childbirth. Access to trauma-informed midwives and doulas can be key in supporting their efforts to have a healthy pregnancy, a positive birthing experience, and ultimately a rewarding relationship with their baby.
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