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PART 4: BIRTH

The Pregnancy Shuffle

The story of a homebirth

Photo by Liv Bruce on Unsplash

There is a point in birth — I’m told by your mom, as I have yet to experience it — when the surges change. The best way to describe it is that the surges switch from expanding to bearing down. Your mom knew it, and she asked, “where is Diane?”

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Carlos Garbiras

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