Tag Archives | Giving birth

April Salzano | Praying for Red Lights

I AM SITTING ON THE TOILET, bent in half, pushing. Oh God let it be over soon, get it out, get it out. My uterus spasms, contracts, retracts, then goes slack. I feel myself wrap around the clot, as if it is attached to my cervix by a string, as if every push causes a pull on a connecting fiber. I just want it to let go and get out. […]

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John Allison | She kept what she thought would hurt the most

She told me about you for the first time today How it wasn’t her fault How you would have been eighteen this year How it was a natural pregnancy (as far as such a roller coaster ride ever can be called natural) But it just happened And you were gone.   She told me about when she first felt she was going to make it when she could finally push […]

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Barbara Marx Hubbard

Barbara Marx Hubbard | Giving birth to a new humanity

Barbara Marx Hubbard has been called “the voice for conscious evolution” by Deepak Chopra and is the subject of Neale Donald Walsch’s book, The Mother of Invention. A prolific author, visionary, social innovator, evolutionary thinker and educator, she is co-founder and president of the Foundation for Conscious Evolution. She is also the producer and narrator of the award-winning documentary series, Humanity Ascending: A New Way through Together, as well as […]

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December MOON Shine | Giving birth

“Birth is not only about making babies. Birth is about making mothers—strong, competent, capable mothers who trust themselves and know their inner strength.”  — Barbara Katz Rothman “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” ― Mark Twain “The energy it took to exit mother’s womb is the same force required to manifest a dream…a different kind […]

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