Listen to Sis. Freya's presentation on Sisterhood in the Black Birth Community at the Birth Herstory 2014 Conference.
"Freya Morani—doula, breast-feeding educator and creator of rootmama.org—believes Black women have disconnected from their ancestral attachment to midwifery and doulaing. “An extremely interesting aspect of doulas and Black women is the perception that it’s a ‘White granola’ thing to do,” she says. “Black women don’t know their legacy of midwifery and birth assistance. At one point, most of the midwives in the U.S. were Black. We’re far removed.”
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Announcing New Postpartum Services and Free Support for Moms
Dallas, TX - New moms in the Dallas-Fort Worth area can look forward to the expanded postpartum services from RootMama Maternal Care in 2014. The pregnancy and parenting company welcomes Casey Muhammad, a doula and postpartum care specialist. Based in Dallas, Ms. Muhammad will focus on serving Oak Cliff, South Dallas and other key neighborhoods with in-home postpartum care services.
"I am thrilled to be expanding services in the Dallas area. Casey Muhammad brings
proven experience, solid training and many new initiatives to equip RootMama to
serve more women with postpartum services,” commented the company’s founder,
Women face complex challenges transitioning into becoming a mom. Evidence shows that doula care and coordinated family support can decrease a woman’s chance of experiencing baby blues and postpartum depression.
On Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 6:45 pm CST, RootMama will host a free, interactive webinar, No Mom is an Island: Create a Postpartum Paradise for You and Your Baby.
Pregnant women and new moms nationwide can register for free online,
The webinar will help mothers:
• Learn how to build a postpartum support team to meet the needs of your family
and give you peace of mind.
• Discover how to beat the myths of no sleep
• Set yourself up for early breastfeeding success
• Receive tips on the importance of self-care and how to not let the challenges of
new motherhood get you down.
DFW-area participants in the online webinar are eligible to win one week of free
postpartum services valued at $200.
"Having a doula is an experience all mothers should have,” reflected Amatullah S. from Dallas, TX, a previous RootMama client.
About Company: RootMama Maternal Care is a comprehensive doula practice that
provides healthy pregnancy coaching, childbirth education, labor/delivery
companionship, breastfeeding education and postpartum support. RootMama’s doulas are bilingual (English/Spanish) and serve expectant mothers in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. www.rootmama.org.
For Release 9 A.M. CST, January 7, 2014
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