March 2008 - Posts

09 March 2008
Survivor Moms: After the Birth
Hi! Mickey Sperlich here, sitting in for Jan’s blog one more time. I was sharing with you about the forthcoming book “Survivor Moms: Women’s Stories of Birthing, Mothering and Healing after Sexual Abuse.” In addition to the chapters on “Life before Motherhood”, “Pregnancy”, and “Labor & Birth”, we... Read More...
09 March 2008
No More Palpation?
I got a shock recently. My midwife friend told me that she explains to women that their doctor or midwife will palpate their belly in their prenatal visits to find the position of the baby, and the women look at her like she was from another planet. She said that she learned that doctors, especially... Read More...
05 March 2008
Survivor Moms: Women’s Stories of Birthing, Mothering and Healing
Hi! Mickey Sperlich here, sitting in for Jan again. I was telling you the story of how our book Survivor Moms: Women’s Stories of Birthing, Mothering and Healing came to be. As I said, there are 81 women whose stories form the basis for this book. Their stories are varied and rich, and span the time... Read More...
03 March 2008
Survivor Moms Speak Out project leads to book due out soon
Hi there! Jan asked me to contribute to her blog while she is traveling in South Africa. I am honored that Motherbaby Press is going to soon release our book, “Survivor Moms: Women’s stories of birthing, mothering, and healing after sexual abuse.” It is a collection of narratives of women survivors of... Read More...