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Jun 4, 2009

Making "My Birth, My Choice" A Reality For All Women

This is the manuscript for an interview between, Miriam Perez – Feministing blogger, RH Reality Check contributor, radical doula extraordinaire, health advocate, JayVon Muhammad, practicing Certified Professional Midwife   (check out Urban Midwifery, her web site, it’s incredible), and Steff Hedenkamp, Communications Coordinator with The Big Push for Midwives campaign.

Upcoming Web Conference for Black Parents to Discuss Black Family Issues

Black Parents and Black Family Advocates are cordially invited to our upcoming conference. The and proudly present our first Live Online Event …
Creating Conversations
A 3 Day Web Conference for Black Parents to Discuss issues within the Black Family
Official Website:
June 12 - 14th 8pm est. 

Do Good Black Fathers Still Exist? 
June 12, Webinar, 8pm est.
The Role of African American Fathers today

Are Black Mothers as strong as everyone thinks?
June 13, Webinar, 8pm est.
The Real Issues that are overshadowed by stereotypes about black women.

What is happening to our babies? 
June 14, Webinar, 8pm est.
The Role of black parents as our children transition from childhood to adulthood What goes wrong and what are we doing right?

To join us: please visit the official website: 

Jun 2, 2009

Blueberry Girl - New from Neil Gaiman

Watch an animated trailer for Blueberry Girl, written and read by Newbery Medal winner Neil Gaiman.

BUMP: A weekly meeting place nurturing informed moms and moms to be.

BUMP is a weekly meeting place nurturing informed moms and moms to be. Swap stories and wisdom, support and advise moms and moms-to-be in a forum designed to get you talking about the issues of motherhood.

Facilitated by Kimberley Orton, Birth Doula, & Dr. Tanya Smith, Chinese Medicine, SPRING SESSION TOPICS INCLUDE:

June 3 - Nutrition for Pregnancy and Postpartum
June 10 - Mother-care
June17 - Carriers
June 24 - Eco-babies and Elimination Communication

10:00am -12noon, $5 drop-in, refreshments,
babes in arms and toddlers welcome!

Lifecycles Wellness, 94 Cumberland St., Ste. 805

Video about doulas in MSNBC