This is a bit outside the norm, but as I get closer to the 1-year anniversary of my kid’s birth (also known as the first birthday!) I figure maybe it’s a good time to write down the slightly abridged version of her birth story.
Sure, every mom has a birth story for every kid. And who really wants to hear it? Well, other moms or moms-to-be; maybe other folks with an academic or personal interest; and in this case, people dealing with breech birth. My kid’s story is a bit odd and is a little window onto medicine in America today. But if you don’t want to read birth stories, here is your moment to exit! Leave now! It’s not graphic, really. I did say slightly abridged, after all! Continue reading