Rebozos and Whiteness.

Boston Birth Doula Jessie Ornstein

Whiteness and cultural appropriation have been weighing heavy in my mind and heart. Specifically here, I’m thinking about my professional life as a birth and postpartum Doula and the use of rebozos.  As a Doula, much of my comfort and nurturing practices are rooted in indigenous culture, history of black granny midwives, and has basically…

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Cultivating Self-Compassion and Mindfulness during Pregnancy

Let’s talk about all of the resources that are out there to help you develop self-compassion, mindfulness and embodiment during your pregnancy.  Focus on and prioritizing your mental and emotional health is something that you can build into your preparation for your birth, it will deepen your understanding of what is going to be needed…

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