Planning a VBA2C

I’ve cultivated a very careful circle of friends since having kids, and so it’s jarring for me to go places among strangers or relatives who ask me a ton of very personal questions about my pregnancy and birth and then say, “You’re planning to do WHAT?? ARE YOU CRAZY?”

My local ICAN chapter . . . → Read More: Planning a VBA2C

Coffee Talk with Penny Simkin

Recently, I was invited to coffee and conversation with the legendary Penny Simkin. Penny is a physical therapist, internationally known speaker, birth educator, doula, doula-trainer, co-author of Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn, and author of The Birth Partner.

I was invited amongst a room of doulas, midwives, and childbirth educators because I am a . . . → Read More: Coffee Talk with Penny Simkin