The current statistic for women who experience sexual or physical violence - most likely from their intimate partner - is one in three women.
We now know that we must prepare our wombs to gestate a child in order to have the greatest chance of producing healthy progeny. What women don't tell each other, or anyone else, is the truth.
Today marks the end of an incredible 3 months of life. I can honestly say I couldn’t have done this alone.
I was born for this charge of remembering how to midwife souls from womb side to earthside. I believe this fact of my life with every fiber of my being.
This is the link to my multimedia piece, "Birthing Herself: Women, Midwives and Empowerment ".
Midwives are women, mothers, who have devoted their life providing safe motherhood to other women and mothers.
* "Why is the maternal mortality rate so high, and what is being done to address this?
Naked, vulnerable strong, capable all at once I’m a living paradox the pain, the joy in my body, out of my body I’m mind-blowingly capable! Connected to the whole of Life!
When I think about how These Waters Run Deep came to be, I take myself back to where I was in my life when it all came about. I was living close to Riverdale at the time.
After years of anticipation for some, just nine months for others, birth is the single most important event of every human being’s life.