My Vegan Pregnancy and No Longer ‘Suspicious’ For Now, I Guess

I am feeling a lot better today, compared to yesterday’s photo I posted after talking about the police being called on a “suspicious” person entering our new temporary home. Today I am glowing more and less ashy, braided my hair, had taken a shower.

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I am growing this baby on a super vegan diet filled with hemp protein, chia seeds, nettles tea (great for anemia prevention and varicose veins prevention ), Spirulina, vegan DHA, and chlorella to name a few. Just a reminder that it’s possible, under the right situation, to practice a vegan diet during pregnancy(Check out the webinar I give on achieving a great vegan pregnancy) I have had multiple, successfully and also had all home births.

I know not everyone has the same path or plan as I do, but I just wanted to put it out there that a vegan dietary pregnancy is possible! I emphasize this because I know food choice and access are PRIVILEGES in this current global system of how food and maternal health care (as well as overall health care, housing, education etc resources ) are not easily accessible to a significant number of the world’s population. 

Well, that is all I have to share for now.


About Dr. A. Breeze Harper
Dr. Harper has been invited to deliver many keynote addresses and lectures at universities and conferences throughout North America. In 2015, her lecture circuit focused on the analysis of food and whiteness in her book Scars and on “Gs Up Hoes Down:” Black Masculinity, Veganism, and Ethical Consumption (The Remix) which explored how key Black vegan men us hip-hop methods to create “race-conscious” and decolonizing approaches to vegan philosophies.Dr. Harper’s most recently published book, Scars: A Black Lesbian Experience in Rural White New England (Sense Publishers 2014)interrogates how systems of oppression and power impact the life of the only Black teenager living in an all white and working class rural New England town.

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