Power (less/ful) Birth: A Sexual Assault Survivor’s Experience

In the wake of the birth of my second child, I feel compelled to write about my experience in real-time, which is something I don’t typically do.  Birth is raw and messy, and my feelings about it are still raw and messy, made more so by the hormones and sleep deprivation that accompany new […]

By |February 10th, 2014|Double Silence|7 Comments

The Double Silence Series

When I gave birth to my son, I had no idea that birth could be traumatic. And as a survivor of sexual violence – even one who had spent 15 years healing - I went into pregnancy and birth without the knowledge and awareness I needed to make empowered decisions to guard against that […]

By |February 7th, 2014|Double Silence|2 Comments