posts tagged: birth trauma

A Bittersweet Birthday

Analytical Baby just turned one, and I’ve been reliving some rough times.  What?  Rough times?  But babies being born are wonderful times, right?  Yes and no.

My Special Scar

I really wanted a natural birth, but I got a cesarean.  I did everything right, and I wanted it so badly.  And not just because it was healthier for the baby and me; I wanted to feel it.  I knew … Keep Reading…

Torn Apart and Rebuilt

In the weeks after I had my baby, I was desperate for support, and I searched the internet for articles describing what I was going through, for anyone who had felt like I had felt and made it through, for … Keep Reading…

Analytical Baby is Born

Before I got pregnant, I was a birth junkie. I love reading birth stories, and I looked forward to labor and birthing my baby probably more than the baby itself. I had a deep trust in my body’s ability to … Keep Reading…