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“Birth is as safe as life gets.”
Contributed by: Andy James
“People are giving birth underwater now. They say it's less traumatic for the baby because it's in water. But certainly more traumatic for the other people in the pool.”
“Now the thing about having a baby - and I can't be the first person to have noticed this - is that thereafter you have it.”
“In the sheltered simplicity of the first days after a baby is born, one sees again the magical closed circle, the miraculous sense of two people existing only for each other.”
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
“Of all the joys that lighten suffering earth, what joy is welcomed like a new-born child?”
“Birth is an experience that demonstrates that life is not merely function and utility, but form and beauty.”
“I loved having my baby inside of me, but I was very happy when he was finally here.”
“We've put birth in the same category with illness and disease and it's never belonged there. Birth is naturally safe, but we've allowed it to be taken over by the medical community.”
“Poverty is a lot like childbirth - you know it is going to hurt before it happens, but you'll never know how much until you experience it.”
Joanne Kathleen Rowling
“One in six women of childbearing age already has enough mercury in her body to put a fetus at risk of developmental disorders and learning disabilities.”
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