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What can you do about birth trauma?

What can you do about birth trauma?

This advocacy piece was originally published on The Huffington Post.   Every new mother’s worst nightmare keep showing up in my Facebook and Instagram feed. A detailed account of a birth experience hijacked by an insensitive provider. Ruminating thoughts about what birth “could have been like.” Flashbacks and triggers continuing on well into the toddler… Read More

The importance of listening & being heard

The importance of listening & being heard

There’s been plenty of time when I’ve shared my thoughts and looked up only to be met by a blank gaze. Sure, the person might have been staring at me, but they weren’t really listening. I was expecting some visual confirmation. A nod. A smile. Anything really. Some acknowledgement that I had just shared something.… Read More