"(...) At one point (...) I remember thinking, «this baby will never fit to come out of me. It isn't possible!» I'm sure I must have been in transition. I remember Ina May [a parteira] talking about that as a time when your brains are all in your bottom. I think many women ask for drugs at this time because everything feels so out of control. It is so important for people, especially for the one in labor to realize that labor is usually almost finished when she thinks it's impossible. (...)"
[parto da 2a filha, duração: 6 horas]
in "Spiritual Midwifery"