Body Activism  

As a Health At Every Size labor doula and social worker, I am passionate about creating body positive community and exploring the personal body histories we each bring to the birth space. I studied psychoanalytic and social theories on food and embodiment at The Women's Therapy Centre Institute. I worked at The Body Positive in Berkeley CA and The New School in NYC facilitating workshops with women around body positivity, size discrimination and intuitive eating. I offer trainings for birth workers that are focused on untangling cultural messages around health and weight and understanding how to support our clients navigate these themes throughout pregnancy, birth and postpartum. I also lead groups for pregnant people to better understand their food and body thoughts throughout pregnancy and foster body positive community. 

If you are interested in learning more about workshop offerings, check out my workshops. If you would like me to organize a group or workshop, please contact me at SarahMichelleLewin@gmail.com

 

Publications: 

  • A Doula For the Mother and the Self: Exploring the Intersection of Birth and Body Culture in Doulas and Intimate Labour: Boundaries, Bodies & Birth 
  • 7 Steps To a Body Positive Birth Experience - Well Rounded NY