|I come from a long line of people who make babies. So do you.
It is a process some want to complicate, but unless something goes terribly wrong it is actually quite intuitive. Pregnancy is not a disease, and a healthy birth is no more of a medical procedure than moving your bowels.
A lot of people assume that their own experiences with childbirth can be generalized into guiding principles for others. This is unadultered poppycock. Each experience is unique.
Unstymied by universality, unjaded by technicalities or jargon, and unsmothered by righteous advice, these are my reports from the front-lines of new parenthood. They're personal and they're true.
While the encyclopaedia-like books will you tell you what nine of ten babies might do, only yours can tell you what yours does.
This is the story of what mine did.