Far be it from me –

Parallels in obstetrics and psychiatry

on August 4, 2015

Everything Matters: Beyond Meds

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:

Why I Am a Birth Feminist

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)
The above article made me think it was also time to repost Leah’s brilliant piece, which I share again below:

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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