Tag Archives: Childbirth

The “Horrors” of Childbirth 

Women looooooove to dwell on their birth horror stories.  And honestly, to someone who hasn’t gone through labor yet (both men and women), everything seems like a horror story.  It sounds painful, dehumanizing, and just plain awful.   I grew to despise this fear-mongering type of conversation before I was pregnant, and I avoid it like […]

God & Childbirth: The Wrestling Match Begins

“Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him until daybreak.  When the man saw that He could not defeat him, He struck Jacob’s hip socket as they wrestled and dislocated his hip…’What is your name?’ the man asked.  ‘Jacob,’ he replied.  ‘Your name will no longer be Jacob,’ He said. ‘It will be […]