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[CN: PTSD, pregnancy, birth] Something snapped inside me and I was transported backwards in time.

I had nary a trace of fear or dread. Just a sense of well-being. Image: Thinkstock.

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[CN: childbirth, pregnancy] "You're asking for C-section? You?!" [my obstetrician] almost shrieked.


Alexis Neiers: Former Tabloid Target, Current Doula

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