My birth experience was so awful, I stopped going to the doctor

There’s the birth of my son as I wrote about it on my blog. Then there’s the rest of the story – the significant complications involved with my labor and delivery, an experience that was so distressing it took me a couple years to be more open about it. And then there are deeper wells of feelings and hurts, which I haven’t even begun to mine yet. This is to say that the birth of my son was traumatic — so much so that I haven’t gone to a doctor since my postpartum visit. That’s not so bad, you might
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