I’m overjoyed to be again “on air” as a Motherly podcast visitor sponsored by Goal on a challenge centered on the experiences of mothers of shade. I had the pleasure of interviewing Black and Brown mothers who’re consultants of their fields. From clothes to wellness, to tech and constructing group they’re all breaking down limitations in their very own methods. Right here’s a recap of the primary “This Is Motherhood” podcast sequence. Use the social share buttons above to share this in every single place and depart an sincere evaluate of the podcast sequence wherever you hear.
This Is Motherhood Podcast
I used to be thrilled to interview Sonia Smith-Kang as a result of I revered her work on-line and in actual life. We’d met in 2014 at a running a blog convention and I used to be instantly impressed along with her.
Right here’s a gem from Sonia who’s elevating multicultural, multiracial & multilingual kids along with her husband whereas operating a kids’s clothes line:
“Every faculty yr I write a bit letter that claims, I’ll not appear like my kids, however I will probably be there to choose them up. If I may also help you in having discussions across the multiracial expertise and that folks and households are available, all completely different shapes, sizes, colours, tones, hair, you recognize, all of that. Then that’s what must be executed. I’m right here to be a useful resource. I’m not telling you easy methods to do your job, however I’m telling you that we have to look past a generalized view of what households appear like in so many various ways in which we will be household.”
Have you ever ever met somebody & puzzled “the place had been you after I was pregnant?!” That’s how I felt speaking to Jamie Jones, a prenatal & postpartum health professional, doula, and childbirth educator. I wanted her in my circle after I was navigating my being pregnant and getting used to my new post-baby physique.
For all issues prenatal and postpartum, Jamie Jones Match is your go-to useful resource. Her power and concern had been so evident on this podcast. Love how she’s working to alter the well being outcomes for Mothers of Coloration.
Have you ever ever been the one Black or Brown mother at a mother group/playdate?
Did you ever have a problem that’s particular to elevating Black kids, however didn’t know the place to show?
As a Black mother did you battle to search out help from your loved ones while you determined to remain at residence along with your kids?
I tackled all of this & extra in my dialog w/ the co-founder of Mocha Mothers, Inc., a rising in-person & on-line group for Black mothers, in addition to mothers elevating Black kids.
DR. KAMEELAH PHILLIPS
As a proud member of the MTV era, I had a FULL fan woman second after I interviewed a solid member from “The Actual World: Boston.” Though I used to be launched to her on actuality TV, I acquired to know Dr. Kameelah Phillips on this interview as an OB/GYN who walks her sufferers by their motherhood journey with such love & care.
Off-camera she needed to negotiate along with her three kids for privateness to file this interview & I related/associated along with her much more!
Irth is a “Yelp-like app to handle racism & bias in maternity & toddler care.,” Sufferers can depart evaluations for OB/GYN practices and hospitals. Obtain it on Google Play or the Apple app retailer.
COMMENT BELOW: What are your takeaways from these interviews? How do you suppose motherhood is completely different for mothers of shade or mothers elevating kids of shade? How are you advocating for well being equality in the best way mothers of shade are handled?