Catching Babies is a feature length documentary following women as they learn midwifery and natural birth on the border. The film explores birth justice, women’s empowerment, health disparities in African American and Native American communities and border issues. There will be a panel discussion after each screening with midwives and thought leaders exploring the intersection [...]
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November 21st, 2011 · Comments Off
November 13th, 2011 · 2 Comments
Three. Clementine is three today. It’s wild to think that Linc had just turned two when Clem was born. He seemed so grown up then, and she still is my baby, my sweet T. She’s expressive, wild, loquacious, charming, nurturing, compassionate, wriggly, kinetic, and a self-described muffin. Every birthday, Shipherd makes his own lyrics for [...]
July 29th, 2011 · 1 Comment
After I was finally feeling better from the terrible sickness I felt with the magnesium, I realized one thing…that was this baby would be born at 34 weeks to the day, just like his brother. I broke down in a terrible emotional meltdown because I felt like I had failed my second child just as [...]