In this story, I write about the many difficulties and hardships of my pregnancy and delivery, especially the paradox of having to undergo obstetric violence in order to be able to give birth to a healthy baby and survive, then being marginalized as “not having witnessed” and felt the pain of birth-giving and thus not being fully worthy of motherhood, or even femininity. The details provided are sometimes graphic but I have tried to express them as best I could as traumatic images and situations.

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Ultrasound with baby and fibroid

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Morphological Ultrasound, month 5



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