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Big Birth Junkie

Aug 7, 2018

When Kelly gave birth to her 3rd child in the hospital she kept
saying, "I need to push!" but was dismissed by the nurse. She was blessed to have her mom in the room who took control because Kelly's son was right there, crowning, between her legs. Kelly is another person of color who was not seen or heard in the hospital. Join us as we talk to Kelly and her husband Jason about childbirth, trusting your body and the huge problem in America for women of color: Not being seen and heard!

This is a special edition of Big Birth Junkie that coincides with the artwork of Judy Chicago's Birth Project Born Again Series at the Pasadena Museum and relates to her piece: The Crowing Quilt


For more information to go: GraceFull or follow us: @gracefullbirth or our guest: @kellyamcknight


This episode is sponsored by GraceFull where you can find BBJ's host Elizabeth's free ebook: Birth Planning: All the Questions to Ask and all kinds of educational videos including Childbirth Education, Advanced Doula Trainings and Lactation Support. 

If you live in Los Angeles, check out our midwives for home births, water birth, and our accredited birthing center. We also have a full wellness facility with NDs, Chiropractic, Therapy, Massage, Lactation and lots of amazing classes. 


Here are a few other social media resources that might resonate with you about this podcast topic:

@ancientsong @momsincolor @glowmaven @bstereo