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I Think, Therefore I Am Getting the Goddamned Epidural

Rebecca Schuman | Longreads | November 2017 | 16 minutes (3989 words)

Until I was 34 weeks pregnant, I only considered the act of childbirth in blurred, vague terms, and this meant I was unusually impressionable. 4,136 more words


Amina's Home Birth Story

I had planned to have this baby at home, I planned to have my partner as my support, my mom to come help with my son and my midwives as my care providers. 2,170 more words

Mom Blogger

Dedication to midwives

Midwife… you put up with a lot of shit! Not only do you have vagina in your face for the best part of your job but you also have to deal with crazy, hormonal women and eventually their screaming babies! 574 more words


Powerful Photo Series Honors Midwives Around The World

(Source: sg.news.yahoo.com)

A beautiful series of photos is celebrating the work of midwives around the world. 

The global nonprofit WaterAid captured new mothers and midwives in the earliest postpartum hours and days in the U.K., Malawi, Rwanda, Bangladesh, Canada and Tanzania. 503 more words

Current Affairs

Jeanna Deswert, Caring For Women In Refugee Camps

No one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark. In this one sentence Somali-British poet Warsan Shire encapsulates all the atrocities that force people from their homes: natural disasters, persecution, unrest, torture, massacre, war. 1,977 more words


Five Tips for the Perfect Pregnancy

Isn’t that what every woman hopes for? The perfect pregnancy- the ultimate dream.

Please note that this is an opinion of someone who has given birth. 2,789 more words