Archive for Roanna Rosewood


Cut, Stapled and Mended

Cut, Stapled and Mended: When One Woman Reclaimed Her Body and Gave Birth on Her Own Terms After Cesarean, a memoir by Roanna Rosewood, nailed some of my inner-most thoughts that, to this day, I still struggle to explain in words. It is as if the author was in my head sharing my thoughts & feelings about my own births. This is not the typical “birth is wonderful” book often written by birth activists. Instead, it passionately explains the heartfelt emotions one goes through when giving birth by cesarean. Mainstream culture typically thinks a cesarean mother should be thrilled with joy with her new baby. But it’s not this simple...