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31 Jul 2020

This summer, we’ve been exploring birth justice. Defined by Black Women Birthing Justice, birth justice “exists when women and birthing people are empowered during pregnancy, labor, childbirth and postpartum to make healthy decisions for themselves and their babies.” And birth justice is something we all deserve, but many folks are denied, on the basis of sexism, […]

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11 Jun 2019

    Today, we are sitting in gratitude for BORN INTO THIS 2019. This past weekend was marked by conversation, eye-opening dialogue and community. (We also raised $3000 for our scholarship program!) Here’s to all 150 birth workers, doulas, parents, health professionals, community leaders and change-makers who joined us at BORN INTO THIS 2019 to […]

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18 Feb 2019

This month at DTI, we’re recognizing the Black birth workers who have become before us and imagining a future that honors, respects and upholds evidence-based care for everyone. In that spirit, we’d like to share a poem by DTI educator and doula Simone Toomer. In this poem, Toomer outlines the racist constructs and disparities that […]

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27 Jun 2018

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06 Jun 2018

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06 May 2018

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06 Nov 2013

What happens when a doula has a cesarean birth? How do we as doulas  support these women?  Are we doing enough? Often these mothers report feeling like outcasts of the natural birth community once their planned unmedicated birth or homebirth turns into a HBC (the name given to a planned out of hospital birth that […]

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