Friday, October 07, 2005

Blooming and Pregnant

I was watching Oprah the other day and Sarah Jessica Parker was their guest. Most notable about the interview were two things:

1) She has banned the word "fat" at home and

2) She misses the "birthing" experience.

While using the word "fat" is certainly wrong and there are other words that can be substituted, I found the latter part of missing the "birthing" experience as being quite odd. I mean we all know, I mean women for that matter know that having a baby (literally) is not something you want to miss. We can miss the experience of being a "beautiful bride" or that of "blooming woman (i.e., pregnant), but I don't think that missing labor pains comes up on my list. Then again, every woman is different, and we each have our unique experiences.

2 comments:

mom2ashley said...

Hi...In fact, I too missed my birthing experience..I know it sounds odd..but I do find it odd as well..perhaps it's due to our hormones changing! ;)

Wash Lady said...

Oh, I can totally relate. There is something incredibly powerful and magnetic about the birth process. Not everyone has an appreciation for it - we are all different - but I do. I loved mine and I love supporting other women on their birth journeys. I'm a doula.