Gone, but NOT Defeated: My Long-standing Battle with Parent Life Network Comes to An End

It’s been no secret that my mission in life is to destroy the patriarchy! My own nearly 5-year old daughter came into this world as my fiery little feminist, doing things on her own time in her own way and she hasn’t apologized for ANY of it! Whether it’s telling the friends of her olderContinue reading “Gone, but NOT Defeated: My Long-standing Battle with Parent Life Network Comes to An End”

Why Women Birth Outside the System: How a Group of Researchers Came to the Conclusions We In Birth Advocacy Work Have Been Saying For Years

In my usual scroll through Facebook I came across a post from Midwife Thinking. For those of you who don’t know, Dr. Rachel Reed is a midwife in Australia, where maternity care is even more polarized and politicized than here in Canada. I often look at what is happening in Australia and the UK whenContinue reading “Why Women Birth Outside the System: How a Group of Researchers Came to the Conclusions We In Birth Advocacy Work Have Been Saying For Years”

Birth Trauma in Fraser Health: Kaitlyn’s Story

This post is part of a series we are doing for our local community with focus on Obstetric Violence at Abbotsford Regional Hospital. Some of the responses were given privately in direct message and some were posted in the comments thread of a post calling for stories. Last names have been protected and permission wasContinue reading “Birth Trauma in Fraser Health: Kaitlyn’s Story”