Birth comes in many forms and the story of a woman’s experience has the incredible power to inspire us. Inspiration may show itself as an awe for the beauty and transformational nature of birth, or as a passion to advocate for better birth practices. The stories we tell of our journeys from women to mothers is an important part of the dialogue that moves us toward Mother-Friendly Maternity Care.
We thank the women who have shared their stories!
“But once I reached down and felt that he had hair and was so close, I got really excited and felt a new amount of strength I had never felt.”
“My body was beginning to naturally push my baby out with each surge.”
“I had always envisioned a homebirth, but I never thought it would be like this.”
“This is awful. This is the best. This is the best. *growl*” –a quote from the notes my husband took.
“I’m so grateful for my awesome husband, who Susie and Stella refer to as the “Dude-la” (as opposed to “doula”)”If you would like to share your story, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org