Conference Twitter 101 for Birth and Breastfeeding Pros: Getting Started

July 22, 2014

Are you at a conference and want to deepen your experience by joining the Twitter stream? A conference is a great place to start out Tweeting and a quick way to build your audience. In this series of posts you’ll get the basics for getting started at a conference. Conference goers: If you are new […]

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Guest Post at Science and Sensibility

April 17, 2014

Honored to have had the opportunity to talk with Saraswathi Vedam, the convener and chair of the Home Birth Consensus Summit. One of the most powerful things about the Summit is that it isn’t bringing together “the choir.” The Summit brings together all of the stakeholders in the maternity care system, with the goal of […]

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Guest Post Part Two: How One Online Community Managed Growth

February 20, 2014

Find Part One of this post here. Crossroads This past July saw an influx of mothers who planned a natural hospital birth that ended in cesarean. The group’s guidelines have always stated that membership is only open to mothers who planned out-of-hospital births, but because of the way Facebook operates, there is no way to […]

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Guest Post: How One Online Community Managed Growth

February 19, 2014

A homebirth cesarean (HBC) is not a surgical birth performed at home by midwives. It describes intended out-of-hospital births that end in cesareans. From this name and a conversation between me, an HBC mother, and my homebirth midwife, the idea for a book about these births was conceived. From that book idea, a nonprofit was born […]

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