Trying to write about the c-section I had 10 years ago with my second child is difficult. Read more…. Cruci/Section: My Baby Was Cut Out with a Knife
Leilah McCracken, mother of six, is the author of the soon-to-be-released book Resexualizing Childbirth. She writes the new "Birth Love" column for the weekly online newsletter the OBCNEWS www.moonlily.com/obc/obcnews.html, and her articles have appeared in various mothering publications. Check out her website www.birthlove.com.
Birth is easy. Obfuscating medical factoids make it hard. Modern obstetrical knowledge is based on false hospital outcomes; more is known about how bedridden patients give birth than how real, panting, sensual women give birth. Read more…. A Declaration of the Rights of Childbearing Women