How my infant son and a heartless lactation consultant taught me to let go
Rachael Falis

For instance, no contingency plan for an epidural

There’s an episode of the ’90s TV show Northern Exposure where Joel Fleishman, a New York City doctor transplanted to a tiny Alaskan town against his will and better judgement, finds himself cornered into teaching a Lamaze class. His opening remarks:

“Here are four words you need to know to adequately prepare yourself for childbirth. Take notes here, ladies: I…want…my…epidural…

Haha. Best TV show ever…

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