How would you know if you had an orgasm during childbirth if you were connected to an epidural? Sounds like the opening line for a bad joke. But it might not be a joke at all. A new documentary due out soon explores how birth can be a sexual experience. I can't wait to see it. Go to www.orgasmicbirth.com
Wednesday, December 20, 2006
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This is an opinion piece I wrote based on a recent survey by Childbirth Connection, a maternity advocacy group that has been around since 1918. The group asked women who gave birth in American hospitals in 2005 about their experiences. You can read the survey at www.childbirthconnection.org.
Saturday, December 02, 2006
This is a link to a story I wrote for today's Boston Globe about a former Peace Corps volunteer who served as an assistant to a midwife in Mali, a country with one of the worst maternal mortality rates in the world.