When using images in your presentations, marketing materials, and on your website, it is important to include all types of families, including people of color. Finding images to use can be hard. Here are some resources for stock photo images that specialize in people of color that you can use.
Second Chance: A Mother's Quest for a Natural Birth After Cesarean by Thais Nye Derich is primarily a book about self-discovery through the passage of births and a typical experience in today's US maternity care system. Cara Terreri reviews this book for educators and other birth professionals.
"Nonnie Talks about Pregnancy & Birth" is the fourth volume in the "Nonnie" series. The "Nonnie" series "seeks to open the door to parent or adult/child communication by addressing issues with sensitivity and warm." A must have book for any birth professional's library.
Janelle Durham adds to the "Welcoming All Families" series with a post on how professionals can create a welcoming space for people with disabilities who may be attending their childbirth classes.
Lamaze International is delighted to share that they are an official partner with the upcoming March for Moms. You can learn more about this event and how you can get involved on Science & Sensibility.