The professional community came together, ate good food, drank just a splash of wine, and put heads together for a new and important printed resource guide for pregnant women in the city.
We talked massage, child care, doulas, midwives, doctors, lab tests, education, birth control, art therapy, counseling, baby products, sisterfriends, our history, our future, and so much more.
It was fun. It was informal. It felt like the beginning of something important.
As we wrapped up, we discussed an open-ended question of what a good birth community might look like here in New Orleans.
What do you think are the most important pieces of a good birth community in New Orleans?