Find Your “Mama Tribe”: How to Develop a Solid Support System When You’re Pregnant

Lucie Bryantbabywearing, birth networks, breastfeeding, community, doulas, family, friends, la leche league, lactation consultant, mama tribe, social connection, social media groups, support

Silhouette of ten young women, walking hand in hand.

Pregnancy is hard. Childbirth is hard. Caring for newborns is hard. Juggling small children with a newborn is hard. Breastfeeding is hard. Parenting is hard. Marriage and relationships are hard. Ok, you get the point. It’s hard! There is a reason why is takes two people to make a baby. There is a reason why the grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, … Read More

Sexual Abuse and Childbirth: What’s the Connection?

Lucie Bryantbirth story, birth trauma, breastfeeding, cascade of interventions, emergency c-section, epidural risks, HBAC, home birth, hospital birth, informed consent, midwives, Pitocin, sexual abuse, VBAC

Sexual Abuse and Childbirth: What's the Connection?

My name is Lucie Bryant. I am the owner and founder of In Due Season Pregnancy Wellness Center in Zephyrhills, Florida. And I want to share my story. (WARNING: Content may be triggering) I am now going to go out of everyone’s comfort zone and talk about a subject that is often ignored, most often purposefully because it makes people uncomfortable. … Read More