What is the POLYBABES Study?
POLYBABES is a qualitative study that aims to report on polyamorous families lived experiences with pregnancy and birth. This research aims to identify barriers to prenatal, antenatal and postnatal care for polyamorous families and disseminate results and strategies to healthcare providers in hopes to overcome them.
What is polyamory?
A subset or a type of open relationship where the type of partners that people have and the types of multiple intimate encounters or relationships that people have are not limited to being just sexual. That people want to and are allowed to have multiple loving, perhaps long term, relationships.
It’s the practice of having more than one intimate relationship in your life. So that really does give a lot of room for many types of different relationships outside of monogamy
The idea is that it’s honest, above board, and has the consent of people