The mother of modern midwifery returns to tell you (yes, YOU) that if you didn’t have a “natural birth,” you are not a failure.
Poet Arielle Greenberg’s son Day dies 31 weeks into her pregnancy. At which point, she makes a whole bunch of choices that not many women would make, so she can emerge from stillbirth not completely broken. And . . . it works. Part 3 of a three-part series on natural birth.
I tell the mother of modern midwifery that she has let me down. **If you wanted a natural birth and didn’t get one, leave a comment on this blog post for Ina May Gaskin.** Part 2 of a three-part series on natural birth.
Join me as I attempt to rewrite my traumatic birth story, four years after the fact. Part 1 of a three-part series on natural birth.