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Live Hangout: Is it possible to get my body back after pregnancy?

Posted by Lara Salahi September 27, 2013 04:08 AM

**UPDATE: I'll have to sit out of the hangout today, due to technical issues. But the hangout will still go on here. Don't worry, we'll do another one soon!**


Elizabeth’s Story: Grief Following Stillbirth

Posted by Lara Salahi September 25, 2013 07:25 AM

Elizabeth Berrien went into labor right on her due date. She wasn’t surprised. Tookie was his father’s son; the son of a military serviceman who took pride in being on time.  

For Berrien, 32, of Charlotte, NC, Tookie’s arrival in January 2008 was the natural culmination of the perfect pregnancy. She was healthy and energetic throughout the 40 weeks. Now the doctor, the midwife, the doula, and her medic husband Brian were ready.


Reducing fear of birth in U.S. culture

Posted by Lara Salahi September 13, 2013 08:19 AM

Happy Friday all!

For all the women who have ever been asked, "Aren't you scared to give birth?" and those who have asked the question, this TedX video of Ina May Gaskin, the mother of authentic midwifery, is for you. I can't answer that question any better if I tried today, so I hope you'll indulge.


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Lara Salahi is an award-winning multimedia journalist whose specialty is reporting health and medical stories. She has worked in local, network, and cable television, international print, and documentary film. She More »

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