Molly Rouse

Molly holds a BA in Latin American Studies from Carleton College in Northfield, MN (2001); an MAA in Applied Anthropology from the University of Maryland, College Park (2005); and is a certified Postpartum Doula through DONA International (2009). I believe that every family has a unique journey, and finding what works for them is key to the growth and happiness of all members.

The Important Question Doctors Aren’t Asking Pregnant Women

  When I was pregnant with my first child in 2006, I went to a routine appointment and my doctor asked if she could see my nipples. ‘Huh?’ I thought, ‘What does that have to do with pregnancy?’ I lifted my shirt and pulled my bra across to show my right nipple to her. “Perfect gumdrop nipples,” she said. Before …

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