As you probably know if you've followed this blog for a while or if you've met me in real life, my Catholic faith informs a lot of my understanding of birth and death. So, as a Christmas special, I want to share with you a piece I wrote earlier this year about Mary's birth story and Jesus' delivery.
It's rare that I meet someone else with my birthday, July 4. Thanks to a cool new graphic from Matt Stiles, a reporter and data journalist, I now know just how rare. Here are some ideas why.
April is c-section awareness month! If your friend who is planning a cesarean birth told you they are having a "gentle cesarean," or if you've never heard that term before, here's your quick guide to what that means.