Erica is a doula, health educator and author. She is an inherent activist, empowering people around reproductive health and guiding thousands of people in their transition from pregnancy to parenthood in her practice and through her book, Nurture: A Modern Guide to Pregnancy, Birth and Early Motherhood.
Erica began her work in San Francisco, volunteering within the prison system working with pregnant inmates. She went on to build a successful doula and reproductive health coaching practice lauded by Glamour, Vogue, Cup Of Jo, and Women’s Health.
May 10, 2018
This week, Bryan discusses the newly elected gay mayor of Del Rio, Texas and Erin talks about how the dress code policy at Chicago’s Noble Network Charter Schools punishes girls on their periods. Then, doula and co-founder of LOOMErica Chidi Cohen joins to discuss the importance of improving LGBTQ reproductive education and empowerment, serving as a doula for pregnant inmates, and more. Plus, special guest Ronna Glickman drops by to offer a brief lesson in Viennese history.
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