Hira was invited onto Let the Quran Speak, a long-standing Islamic TV show run out of Toronto by well known Imam and scholar Sh. Shabir Ally. In this interview sr. Aisha learns about what a Doula does and does not do. How does a Doula work with a midwife and/or obstetrician? How is a Doula different from a midwife? Hira also shares some valuable insights from Surah Maryam and talks about cultural taboos.
BEYOND THE VEIL
In this short documentary by Mississauga-based filmmakers, we see profiles of working mothers who but societal contribution upfront. Hira is profiled along with other active sisters, to speak to entrepreneurship and clearing the path for those who wish to follow in their footsteps. Amid an intense political climate following the 2017 US Presidential election, this message could not be more timely.
In this casual chat with online changemakers Sudduf and Annum, Hira goes into one of the unspoken issues faced by new mothers - postpartum depression. In a world where men and doctors seem to want to tell us what we are going through, Hira provides a soothing voice of empowerment and assurance that you are not alone and that solutions exist.