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Letitia Loza and Caroline Quintana de Oropeza

Meet the Mentor: Letitia Loza and Carolina Quintana de Oropeza

By the Birthing from Within Team | Sep 12, 2019

In our ongoing Meet the Mentor series, you’ll get a chance to meet some of our amazing Birthing From Within Childbirth Educators and Doulas. You’ll learn a little bit about their Birthing From Within work – and, just for fun, get a glimpse into their personal lives and opinions! Today, let’s meet… Leticia Loza and…

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birth art collage

Exploring Birth through Collage: A Prenatal Birth Art Project

By Charlene Hamilton | Aug 19, 2019

Human beings are steeped in symbolism, from the signs that direct us where to go, to pictures and songs that trigger special memories, to advertising that is designed to evoke an emotional response. Many times the way symbols and metaphor intersect with us is completely unconscious, and our reactions our reflexive: without knowing where the…

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yearlong childbirth education

12 Ways to Change Birth in Our Culture, Part 8: Envision Yearlong Childbirth Education

By the Birthing from Within Team | Aug 19, 2019

In 2010, Pam England wrote a series of pieces about ways in which we can change birth in our culture. The Birthing From Within leadership and blog team has chosen 12 of these pieces and updated them to reflect current understandings within the birth world as well as our current approaches and offerings as an…

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12 Ways to Change Birth in Our Culture, Part 7: Cultivate Three Ways of Knowing

By the Birthing from Within Team | Jul 22, 2019

In 2010, Pam England wrote a series of pieces about ways in which we can change birth in our culture. The Birthing From Within leadership and blog team has chosen 12 of these pieces and updated them to reflect current understandings within the birth world as well as our current approaches and offerings as an…

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Nicole Tricarico

Meet the Mentor: Nicole Tricarico

By the Birthing from Within Team | Jul 2, 2019

In our ongoing Meet the Mentor series, you’ll get a chance to meet some of our amazing Birthing From Within Childbirth Educators and Doulas. You’ll learn a little bit about their Birthing From Within work – and, just for fun, get a glimpse into their personal lives and opinions! Today, let’s meet… Nicole Tricarico Nicole…

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cultivating trust from innocence

12 Ways to Change Birth in Our Culture, Part 6: Cultivating Trust from Innocence

By the Birthing from Within Team | Jun 19, 2019

In 2010, Pam England wrote a series of pieces about ways in which we can change birth in our culture. The Birthing From Within leadership and blog team has chosen 12 of these pieces and updated them to reflect current understandings within the birth world as well as our current approaches and offerings as an…

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avocado

Nourishing the Life Within: Leigh Pennebaker’s Perfect Salad with Avocado and Lemon-Tahini Dressing

By the Birthing from Within Team | Jun 11, 2019

In Ancient Map for Modern Birth, Pam England writes of the importance of “Nourishing the Life Within” with tasty, satisfying, and nutritious food. In this series, we tap chefs, nutritionists, postpartum doulas, and other kitchenistas for their favorite ideas for: pregnant and postpartum parents…sleep deprived doulas, midwives, and nurses…and anyone whose inner spirit is in…

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threshold

Report: Crossing the Threshold for Experienced Mentors

By Charisse Sciuva | Jun 4, 2019

Birthing From Within wouldn’t exist without community. I’ve found that community is the thread that holds us together and helps us find our way back home. Regardless of where we are on our paths – experienced mentor or brand-new – we all benefit from the community that Birthing From Within offers us, and we can…

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facing fear in childbirth education

12 Ways to Change Birth in Our Culture, Part 5: Changing our Attitudes Toward Fear

By the Birthing from Within Team | May 17, 2019

In 2010, Pam England wrote a series of pieces about ways in which we can change birth in our culture. The Birthing From Within leadership and blog team has chosen 12 of these pieces and updated them to reflect current understandings within the birth world as well as our current approaches and offerings as an…

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Farrah Sheehan Deselle

Meet the Mentor: Farrah Sheehan Deselle

By the Birthing from Within Team | May 16, 2019

In our ongoing Meet the Mentor series, you’ll get a chance to meet some of our amazing Birthing From Within Childbirth Educators and Doulas. You’ll learn a little bit about their Birthing From Within work – and, just for fun, get a glimpse into their personal lives and opinions! Today, let’s meet… Farrah Sheehan Deselle…

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Jordan Peele's Us

Dancing with Shadows: An Archetypal Reading of Jordan Peele’s Us

By Nicole Green | May 6, 2019

Reader be warned, before you cross this threshold to read this movie review: there are spoilers aplenty. For my fellow horror-loving readers, I heartily recommend that you see the film before reading on. For those of you who adore great stories and yet leave horror well enough alone,  maybe reading this review will soften you…

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preparation for cesarean birth

12 Ways to Change Birth in Our Culture, Part 4: Compassionate Preparation for Cesarean Birth

By the Birthing from Within Team | Apr 18, 2019

In 2010, Pam England wrote a series of pieces about ways in which we can change birth in our culture. The Birthing From Within leadership and blog team has chosen 12 of these pieces and updated them to reflect current understandings within the birth world as well as our current approaches and offerings as an…

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