birthing day memories: links

[originally posted at my old blog on 21 July 2009]

This year, my child’s birthday prompted me to seek out some other women’s stories, their retellings of their birthing memories as they’re pulled back into them on their children’s birthdays. Here are a few I found interesting and moving:
Have you written anything along these lines? If you have children, do you tell them their birthing stories on their birthdays?

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  1. Posted 28 March 2011 at 8:43 PM | Permalink

    Since my babe is only 18 months, I haven’t told her anything yet, but I did write up her birthday story on my blog. It was blissful and awesome. No regrets. Someday I will share it with her.

    http://www.ramancreath.com/2009/09/in-the-desert-of-my-dreams-i-saw-you-there.html

    I remember very strongly the “old me” walking into the hospital that morning, and realizing a couple of days later when we left that EVERYTHING was different. Little did I know how much, even then!

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