Category Archives: Birth

Have We Been Conditioned to Panic? 3 Myths About Pregnancy Over 35 Debunked Have We Been Conditioned to Panic? 3 Myths About Pregnancy Over 35 Debunked


About a month after my 30th birthday, an elderly woman, who was admiring my 2-week-old daughter, asked my…
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Didan Ashanta

About Didan Ashanta

Didan Ashanta is the author of "Jamaican Green Smoothies" and a LifeDesigner who blogs about eating your way to vibrant health at DidanAshanta.com. A native of Jamaica, she currently lives in the Tokyo, Japan with her husband and 3-yr-old daughter.

Fascinating 1952 Film Follows The Work of Southern Black Midwife “Miss Mary” Coley Fascinating 1952 Film Follows The Work of Southern Black Midwife “Miss Mary” Coley


Midwifery in the African American community is a tradition that dates back for centuries. While current rates of…
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Leila

About Leila

Leila is the founding editor of Baby and Blog. She splits her time between editing hair and culture site, Black Girl with Long Hair, whipping up butters at BGLH Marketplace, and writing here. She adores her husband and two kids, her parents and her friends. But she hates Chicago weather although she is slowly coming to peace with it...

A Beautiful Natural Water Birth Caught on Video A Beautiful Natural Water Birth Caught on Video


Louisiana mom Brikea Searile posted this gorgeous video of her water birth and it has quickly gone viral….
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Leila

About Leila

Leila is the founding editor of Baby and Blog. She splits her time between editing hair and culture site, Black Girl with Long Hair, whipping up butters at BGLH Marketplace, and writing here. She adores her husband and two kids, her parents and her friends. But she hates Chicago weather although she is slowly coming to peace with it...

7 Black Birth Pros to Follow on Facebook and Twitter 7 Black Birth Pros to Follow on Facebook and Twitter


Black women and children have different needs when it comes to pregnancy and birth. Our infant and maternal…
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Darcel

About Darcel

Darcel is a single Mama to Three. She writes about her Motherhood journey, their Unschooling lifestyle, and raising a child with Autism at The Mahogany Way. You can follow along with her behind the scenes at MahoganyWayMama on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.

Why I Chose a Midwife Over a Doctor Why I Chose a Midwife Over a Doctor


By Alicia Barnes My birth was my mother’s third c-section. The doctor told her when he touched the…
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About Alicia B

Alicia lives and took a semester of photography in a small college town that often challenges her resolve to live as simply and as stress-free as possible. When she’s not working, rereading the same children’s books, cooking, or wondering how crunchy she’s become, she’s busy updating her site, liciabobesha.com. You can follow her on facebook.

I Had a Drug-Free Home Birth and Loved It I Had a Drug-Free Home Birth and Loved It


By Alicia Barnes It had been an exhausting week, and I was 38 weeks and 5 days pregnant. My…
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About Alicia B

Alicia lives and took a semester of photography in a small college town that often challenges her resolve to live as simply and as stress-free as possible. When she’s not working, rereading the same children’s books, cooking, or wondering how crunchy she’s become, she’s busy updating her site, liciabobesha.com. You can follow her on facebook.