Sometimes birth is a peaceful, gentle event. Other times a cushion is needed to intercept the blows from a mother’s fists. One father tells the story of an adrenaline-fueled homebirth and how he survived it.
Rayner Garner was a plastic surgery and burn technician from 1948−1951. He later trained as a physiotherapist, specializing in the causes of chronic pain without any organic foundation, and studied with Dr. Ida R. Rolf. He lives in London.