• Anxious About Giving Birth? Here's What These 5 Doulas Want You To Know

    24 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    Giving birth in America should not be dangerous, yet more women die during pregnancy and childbirth here than in any other similarly wealthy country in the world. Most, about 60 percent, of those lives could have been saved. Of those lives lost, Black and Native American women are disproportionately represented. Meanwhile, the experience of giving birth in an American hospital costs a whopping $32,000 or so-more than any other similar country in the world, and with poorer results.
    The numbers paint a disturbing picture, but it all comes down to one thing: the culture of childbirth in the...
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