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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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The Everyday Birth Spring/Summer 2021 Photo Contest: The Winning Images
From over 500 incredible images from 85 photographers in 10 countries and 24 states within the United States — we are so incredibly pleased to present these gorgeous images of pregnancy, birth, and postpartum.
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10 Ways Care Providers Can Create Safer Space for Non-Binary Birthing People
Are you a care provider seeking to take better care of your non-binary clients, patients, or community members? Perhaps you’re a non-binary person hoping for better care from your providers. Or maybe you’re just a curious individual seeking to learn more about this topic. From my perspective as a white, non-binary, masculine of center birthing person, here are some ways we can do better.
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What's a Milk Bank and Why is Milk Banking Important?
Milk banks collect, screen, process, and dispense human milk donated by lactating parents who are not biologically related to the infants who will receive their milk.
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