BIRTH, a Play by Karen Brody Catrice Harris is a wife, mother, and grandmother, who has been supporting families with childbirth education, labor and birth, and lactation support since 1992. Her initial lactation training was through The University of Texas … Continue reading →
Eleanor Prado, BIRTH BIRTH: a play by Karen Brody Hear all about the upcoming play, BIRTH – one of the cast members will tell us what the play is about. Eleanor Prado is a mother of two girls and one … Continue reading →
Catrice Harris Catrice Harris – doula, apprentice midwife, childbirth educator – tells us about African American midwifery history and reports on new maternal mortality statistics and the risk factors for Black and Native American women. How can we and healthcare … Continue reading →
Linda Jones Linda Jones is a birth and postpartum doula, photographer, and mother of two, grandmother of four and great-grandmother of three, who lives in Oakland, CA. She founded and owned Waddle and Swaddle Baby Boutique and Birth Resource Center … Continue reading →
Jill Reiter, World Doula Week Jill Reiter joins us for World Doula Week to discuss labor and birth doulas and the benefits of their use for new families.
Jennifer Rico Jennifer Rico has been married for 11.5 years to Emmanuel and lives in Katy where she grew up. Together they have three children: 8-year-old Emma, almost-4-year-old John and 1-month-old Charlotte. Jennifer is an optimistic and outgoing woman. She is … Continue reading →
Betsy Schwartz Betsy Schwartz has been a doula since 1991 and in 1994 started her own doula agency called Tenth Month in South Florida. By 1996 she was immersed in the advocacy for normal birth and was the ratifying vote … Continue reading →
Jami Hain NOTE: Audio fixed Jami Hain is a Certified Nurse Midwife and owner of Nativiti Family Birth Center. She has been a nurse for 24 years and a midwife for 5 years. She worked as a nurse at Nativiti … Continue reading →
Patrick M. Houser It was his first son’s very difficult birth in 1976 which revealed to him the need to understand birth more fully. Patrick and his then wife went on to create the first documented waterbirth in the USA … Continue reading →
Heather Barrett and Ashley Klemm We’re celebrating World Doula Week by covering all things doula. Benefits, advantages and a bit about exactly what doulas do. We also cover a bit about our practices to inspire aspiring doulas!