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Erykah Badu finds new calling: midwifery

September 20, 2011

Erykah Badu has found her life calling, and according to her, it has nothing to do with music. Badu has revealed in the September 12, 2011 issue of People Magazine that she is focusing her attention around midwifery, and has been performing as a doula (non-medical childbirth counselor). Badu, or as she styles herself for this role, Erykah Badoula, while not performing, recording, or studying to become a certified midwife, is now lending her stature to the cause of midwifery, as she is now the spokeswomen for the International Center for Traditional Childbearing, and she will appear at the Southeast Black Midwives & Healers Conference in D’lberville, Mississippi, October 14-16.

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posted: September 20th, 2011, 1:53am



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