Editor’s note: I’m reposting the below wonderful article by Leah Harris from 2009 along with a link to an article about a new film.
That new film is: The Mama Sherpas
this is the article from the Daily Beast:
My C-section experience felt completely out of my hands and led to much pain and suffering. But there’s a way for women to make more empowered decisions about giving birth. (read more and see the trailer here)
Parallels in obstetrics and psychiatry
By Leah Harris
It often strikes me as to how my experiences as a psychiatric survivor color most facets of my life, informing my perspectives and my choices in so many ways.
When I became pregnant, I immediately knew that I…
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Since Ed Miliband decided to step down as Labour leader, the debate on who should be the next Labour leader has been a fiercely fought out contest. The contenders are Andy Burnham, Yvette Cooper, Liz Kendall and Jeremy Corbyn. These are just 4 good reasons to vote for Jeremy:
- He wants to scrap tuition fees and Trident.
- He still believes in socialism.
- He is at least trying to open up a dialogue with Hamas and Hezbollah
- He values the NHS and people.
A good reason to vote for Jeremy is he plans to scrap tuition fees and Trident. Many students face huge tuition fees and now the maintenance grant faces the axe. Students will still be able to apply and get a loan, which they will have to find a way of paying back. Jeremy wants to reverse this if it goes through claiming that students have the right to…
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