Category Archives: Books

BOLD book club

This is something I’ve been meaning to post about for ages now, brought to my attention by one of my readers. The creative folk behind Birth on Labor Day, which is quickly becoming a an annual Labor Day tradition, have launched an online book club that you can participate in. The Sept.-Oct. pick, The Birth […]

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Baby Catcher

Who are these men who love and date and marry midwives (and student midwives)? What an amazing breed! They don’t flinch or grimace when they hear words like “vagina”, “uterus” and “cervix” being bantered around the dinner table, they let you gush on and on about the beautiful birth you saw the night before, and […]

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Birth as An American Rite of Passage

Davis-Floyd, Robbie. 2003. Birth As An American Rite of Passage (2nd Edition). Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press. So, I’ve been reading this book pretty much non-stop for the past few weeks, and I have been completely blown away. C o m p l e t e l y. This is the book […]

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