|Things We Learn in Birth Class|
|April 15, 2009|
A. Dr. Mathra shoving his face in mine is going to help me manage the experience.
B. "Manage the experience" is the medically-approved euphemism for "scream through a whole lotta pain."
C. I've become that skeptical woman in birth class who leans back in her chair with arms crossed in disbelief, because while I love my husband and I certainly he's the most handsome thing in the world, I really don't think having his face inches from mine is going to relax me while I'm doing the whole labor thing.
Call it a gut instinct.