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16 Nov 2017

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30 Mar 2017

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17 Jan 2017

DTI is committed to respecting and celebrating diversity in all its forms, including diversity of ability. That’s why we are excited to announce our newest expert affiliate video by Ally Balsley and Brittany Noschese, DTI doulas and owners of Hand Waves Birth Services. Ally and Brittany provide birth and postpartum services in the MD/VA/DC area. Ally and […]

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04 Jan 2017

The dominant narrative in our culture around autism is one of prevention, disease, and cure. We are flooded daily with articles about hundreds of different things purported to be correlated with autism, while the most stringent peer reviewed research does not usually support these findings. Birth interventions, certain types of food, pesticides, vaccines, antibiotics – […]

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22 Jul 2016

By Sophi Scarnewman, CD (DTI) When I was young, bearing a child seemed like it would somehow be an amulet against my abundant, persistent bad feelings. In children I saw unspoiled beings, proof that a soul might exist without deep pain, the possibility of an uncomplicated sense of self. I saw children as redemption for […]

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