Childbirth Isn’t Beautiful. It’s Horrifying.

I’ll die before I push a tiny human out of my vagina

Annabelle Wagner

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Photo by Rebekah Vos on Unsplash

Between the years 1998 and 2007, my mother birthed three children. One of her greatest joys in life is recounting her birth stories to her children, usually when she feels we’re being unappreciative of all she’s done for us. She’s sweet that way.

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Annabelle Wagner

Storyteller. Lover of cats. Holding a BA in English/Creative Writing from Point Park University. She/her.