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Choose Your Own Book Club I November 4th I 7pm EST via Zoom (FREE EVENT)
November 4, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDTFree
Bring whatever (birthwork related) book you’ve been reading to the group, and share a bit about it.
What do you like about it? What do you hate? What has left you wondering? What will you use in your work?
This is a great way to get those book reviews done, connect with other members, and find your next great read.
Doula Canada is committed to including more authors from equity seeking communities, and more books that reflect the ways in which identity and oppression connect to our work.
In July, we asked you about the authors and books that we should add to our list of readings. You came up with an incredible selection!
Battling Over Birth: Black Women and the Maternal Health Care Crisis by Julia Chinyere Oparah: https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/36990456-battling-over-birth
Birth Work as Care Work: Stories from Activist Birth Communities: https://www.amazon.ca/Birth-Work-Care-Activist-Communities/dp/1629631515
Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17465709-braiding-sweetgrass
Decolonizing Trauma Work by Renee Linkletter: https://fernwoodpublishing.ca/book/decolonizing-trauma-work
Fat Birth: Confident, Strong and Empowered Pregnancy At Any Size by Michelle Mayefske: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/59121739-fat-birth
Impossible Parenting: Creating a New Culture of Mental Health for Parents by Olivia Scobie: https://oliviascobie.com/writing/
Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty by Dorothy Roberts: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/155575/killing-the-black-body-by-dorothy-roberts/
Queer Conception: the Complete Fertility Guide for Queer and Trans Parents-To-Be by Kristin Liam Kali: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/675793/queer-conception-by-kristin-l-kali/
Radical Reproductive Justice: Foundations, Theory, Practice, Critique edited by Loretta J. Ross, Lynn Roberts, Erika Derkas, Whitney Peoples, and Pamela Bridgewater Toure https://www.feministpress.org/books-n-z/radical-reproductive-justice
Supporting Queer Birth by AJ Silver: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/60746013-supporting-queer-birth
The Care We Dream Of: Liberatory and Transformative Approaches to LGBTQ+ Health by Zena Sharman: https://arsenalpulp.com/Books/T/The-Care-We-Dream-Of
The Remedy: Queer and Trans Voices on Health and Health Care by Zena Sharman: https://zenasharman.com/the-remedy
The Strangers by Katherena Vermette: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.ca/books/624145/the-strangers-by-katherena-vermette/9780735239616
Have something else great on your bookshelf? Let us know!