Expert Live with Doula Gigi: Discussing the 5 Essential Services for Postpartum
Missed out on our first live? Tune into the full recording with key takeaways here! From postpartum nutrition to pelvic floor therapy and belly binding, Gigi dives into the 5 essential services for recovery & wellness.
Ahma Need a Minute Highlights | Ep 21. Expert Series: Labor and Delivery Experiences Through the Years with Dr. Sonya Ye, OB/GYN
Dr. Sonya Ye is back to react to birth stories from parents across generations, and share tools, resources and perspective of the labor and delivery experience as an OB-GYN.
15 Gift Ideas for New Moms
Wondering what you should get her for the holidays? Check out our list of best gifts for new moms that they'll actually use.
How to Support Someone Who Had a Miscarriage
Knowing what to say to someone you love who had a miscarriage is hard. Learn what to do and what to avoid while giving her space to grieve.
A Rallying Cry: The Importance of Community for Young Moms
Social support is crucial to a mother's wellbeing - especially that of younger moms. Here's a story of two young mothers, and the impact of their communities uplifting them through the uncertainties.
Ahma Need a Minute Highlights | EP. 3.1. Cynthia: Sharing Realizations Throughout Her Fertility Journey; EP. 3.2: Recovery And Return to Self
Cynthia, an NYC wedding photographer, shares her story with heart in a two-part episode. Tune in for the discussion of her emotional fertility journey and the reflection and support that led to her recovery and return to self.
Ahma Need a Minute Highlights | EP 2. Joyce: Making Decisions and Giving Space for Course Correction
When Joyce struggled to find time during her fellowship, her village stepped up to fill in the gaps. Joyce shares her perspective on her "systems", making decisions and course-correcting as she goes.
Ahma Need a Minute Highlights | EP 1. Shaniece: Learning to Be Your Best Advocate
Shaniece is an imperfectly perfect Mother of Two, Wife, and Educator amongst many other titles. Hear her birth stories and how she took learnings from her first experience to strategize and advocate for herself the second time around.
Ahma Need a Minute Highlights | EP 0. Meet Ahma & Co and Your Podcast Host, Margaret
After a year of careful planning, our podcast is live! As an introduction, Esther, the founder of Ahma & Co, and Margaret, your host, talk about the inspiration and motivations behind it all.
Supporting the Unicorn Mom - How To Help a Mom With a Special Needs Child
Many of us have the desire to help, but feel unsure what we can do or whether we will actually be helpful. Based on her research and experience as a mom, Jean shares a few ideas on how to get started.
How to Be the #1 Supporter for Your Pregnant Loved One
We wrote this specifically for partners, family members, and besties of pregnant women. At the end of the day, you know her best - but if you're looking to brainstorm ideas on how to start supporting your pregnant loved one, here's our list!
Why Is Social Support Crucial During Pregnancy & Beyond?
Social support is not only beneficial to new mothers, but quite necessary. In this article, we discuss how a lack of appropriate social support can not only impact her sense of self, but also the relationship with her partner as well as her baby.
Taylar Klecan on Doula Work & Motherhood: the Importance of Strengthening Mother’s Self-Care Muscle & Intuition
Moms may be the experts on everything, but Taylar Klecan is the expert on everything moms! In an interview with Taylar, she described how society often forgets about mom’s needs- and it’s about time we remember them. Learn more about what she does, and how she helps moms build the self-care "muscle" in their budding journey.
Your (Non-Exhaustive) Guide On Navigating a Solo Pregnancy
Spoiler alert: it’s all about the right support network, rather than the right romantic relationship.
Adieu to Taboo: It's Time to Normalize Public Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding is acknowledged and recommended by the World Health Organization as a way to nourish our little ones, but that hasn’t prevented the horrific instances of strangers shaming mothers who attempt to publicly breastfeed. It’s considered taboo, but why? Public breastfeeding is legally protected in all 50 states, and it’s about time that we normalize it.
5 Ways to Be a Sustainable Parent
Let’s face it -the state of the environment isn’t reflective of those currently living it, but those that came before it. Want to leave a great, beautiful tomorrow for your little ones? Here are 5 ways to get started.
Why the Contemporary Gender Wage Gap Is A Penalty for Motherhood
It is universally acknowledged that women consistently earn less than men for performing the same job, even though gender-based pay discrimination has been illegal since 1963. But why does this wage gap still exist?