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Motherhood

The Good, The Bad and the Beautiful!

My experience giving birth at home was dramatically different from giving birth in the hospital. If/when I get pregnant again, I would most certainly give birth at home again. It was such a peaceful experience. It flowed the way I envisioned....

My Journey to Homebirth

My experience giving birth at home was dramatically different from giving birth in the hospital. If/when I get pregnant again, I would most certainly give birth at home again. It was such a peaceful experience. It flowed the way I envisioned…


Why I Chose A Homebirth

I wrestled with the idea for months and then COVID hit! Witnessing how women were being cared for (or the lack thereof) in the medical setting was sickening. There were too many testimonies of women receiving subpar care at the hospital…


My 5 Top Benefits of Homebirth

After doing some research and consulting medical professionals, I found out that I was a candidate for home birth. I didn’t have high blood pressure, diabetes, pre-existing conditions or any type of condition that would complicate labor and delivery. 


Black Maternal Health and Suicide

There are health disparities across the board for Black people. When it comes to maternal health, it is no different. Studies show that Black women are 3-4 times more likely to die in childbirth than white women and have the highest mortality rate of any race/ethnicity.


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