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Peyote In Labor, Feminism, and Running Away From the Army — 068

LGBTQ, Pregnancy, Women's Health

T’Karima believes that birth is a ceremony. Missy is a certified midwife who serves all people. Mary Rose is a nurse/midwife who left the Army at 18 when she became pregnant after being raped. All three are birth workers who embrace respecting a woman’s cultural heritage and traditions.

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DIY Insemination & Choosing Your Own Path — 051

Dez experienced two birth stories – reminding us that every journey into motherhood takes us to the edge of ourselves and also awakens love we never knew we had.

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Birth, LGBTQ, Pregnancy

The Feminist Midwife — 050

Stephanie shares how she combines feminism & midwifery in a humanistic approach that empowers patients in their own sexual and reproductive health care.

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LGBTQ, Pregnancy, Women's Health

A Tale of Two Moms — 049

When Jannie and Carrie decided to have children they both hoped for the experience of being pregnant.   After multiple IUI and IVF fertility treatments for both of them, Carrie was finally the one to get pregnant.  The story of her pregnancy and how they both transitioned to motherhood together is raw and beautiful.

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LGBTQ, New Mama, Pregnancy

Of Sperm Donors, Cesareans & VBAC’s – 024

A mother shares her journey of conceiving through a sperm donor, of her homebirth turned c-section and what she learned from two very different experiences of birth.

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LGBTQ, Women's Health, Working Mama