I believe all birthworkers owe it to their clients to offer evidence-based information that’s free from their own bias but I know that sometimes it can be hard to work out what’s reliable information and what’s not. Perhaps, the sheer amount…
“Drink your tea slowly and reverently as if it is the axis upon which the world earth revolves — slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future.”
Content Warning: Themes of abuse, trauma
How can we work toward a society where we collectively honour this time and provide this care when birth workers themselves use language that upholds the patriarchal values of this being opulent and unattainable??