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Julie Babcock

We sit on our plastic chairs in the Jewish Community Center and hear about women's intuition. How we will know what to do when Baby descends through the cervix and pushes open our bones. Our instructor twists a life-size doll through Madame Skeleton to demonstrate. The head pops off.

Things can go wrong: placenta previa, back labor, failure to progress. We can get through all of it.

Sniff, ha, sniff, ha, the instructor says.

Julie Babcock

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