So there is this time on the eve of a baby’s birth that truly is like no other. For some mothers it is the early realization of the first signs of labor, for others it is long awaited after weeks of walking, eating pineapple and “trying” just about everything to help labor along. Some families […]
Kimberleigh Weiss-Lewit is a mother, yoga teacher, birth doula and passionate advocate for women. She serves as a La Leche League Leader both in her community and at Rikers Island Jail. Kimberleigh is the Director of Women's services with Liberation Prison Yoga and part of their teacher training and mentoring team. Please visit www.liberationprisonyoga.com to learn more and support our work.
Twice a month I drop my kids off at school and travel from New Jersey to Rikers Island. Anyone familiar with New York City traffic can imagine that the drive is sometimes terrible. Once I get to island there are still many steps before I reach the women I am there to see. There are […]