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During one of the first Parent Trip events, I noticed one of the raffle prizes included an, ‘In Kind Box’. “What is in an In Kind Box?” I wondered. I had to find out! When I learned that In Kind Boxes come from a nonprofit on a mission to give back to families in need […]

Womxn Warrior – Maria Berglund

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Light-skinned woman in black dress in nature holding In Kind Box

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Doula’s offer up some of the best support you maybe didn’t even know you needed. I’ve met so many amazing doulas in the Portland, Oregon Metro area who are dedicated to helping you along on your birthing journey and I’m always so impressed by their passion. Bri & Alicia of Hello Baby are a doula […]

Womxn Warriors – Bri Dewey & Alicia Edeline

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Two light skinned women out in nature. One is dressed in an orange summer dress and the other is dressed in an olive green dress. They are both doulas in SW Portland Oregon.

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I’ve been doing this blog series for two years now and one of the things I love most is being  introduced to people in our community from previous Womxn Warriors. That’s exactly how I met Whitney! Andrea Thompson, our last Womxn Warrior, introduced me to Whitney Handrich. I was really excited to learn more about […]

Womxn Warrior – Whitney Handrich

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Woman in nature in a cream top & Maroon sweater for headshot session out in nature

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Andrea Thompson is a licensed massage therapist with a focus on fertility massage. She is featured on the blog as May’s Woman Warrior.

Woman Warrior – Andrea Thompson, LMT

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Andrea Thompson Licensed Massage Therapist headshots out in nature

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Two shoes for the price of one? Yes, Please!  Uju, the owner & creator behind Ozznek shoes had one thing in mind when developing her shoe company. How to get more use out of her kids shoes since they were growing out of their shoes faster than they were wearing them. And voila! Uju developed […]

Woman Warrior – Uju Uzuegbunam

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dark-skinned woman in black blazer nature headshots

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Did you know that many people turn to acupuncture to help them along on their fertility journey? Acupuncture has many benefits, but when I first learned that acupuncture could help with fertility & pregnancy I was intrigued.  The first time I met Erin we sipped on some tea while bonding over our home state, Wisconsin […]

Woman Warrior – Erin Brockmeyer

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Fertility Acupuncturist standing in front of some big green plants wearing a tan top

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What would it feel like to feel truly supported during your pregnancy? What would it be like to work with someone who can help your body feel well, help you move in the right ways, and then also be there with you at your birth for emotional support?!  Amazing, right?! Well, Dr. Katie is a […]

Woman Warrior – Dr. Katie Kanda

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Woman in nature with a bright blue shirt and colorful scarf out in nature for headshot portraits

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Ever wonder what it would be like to have an extra support person with you at the hospital while you are giving birth? Someone who knows the system, knows your rights, and can help you understand all that medical jargon?  Well…. That’s what Doula care is all about!  I have a huge soft spot for […]

Woman Warrior – Marnellie Bishop

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Headshots of Birth & Postpartum Doula Marnellie Bishop

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Having a midwife as your pregnancy care provider is becoming more and more popular, especially here in Portland, Oregon. And with the spread of COVID-19, many people are opting to give birth at home or a birth center not wanting to risk the exposure of giving birth in a hospital setting.  I honestly didn’t know […]

Woman Warrior – Mirra Nerenberg, LDM, CPM, IBCLC

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Mirra Nerenberg, Portland Oregon Midwife sitting in a field of flowers

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Did you know that there are philosophical coaches?  I had no idea until I met Danielle LaSusa. Once I knew I needed to learn more about her and what that actually meant. At our first coffee meeting she opened up to me about her experience with postpartum psychosis after the birth of her daughter. Her […]

Woman Warrior – Danielle LaSusa Ph.D.

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Danielle LaSusa Ph.D. Practical Philosopher