Wives Birthing Wives Birthing Wives

Childbirth is difficult enough
without a picture of your leader
who may or may not be checking
out your goods (or scheduling
your infant daughter’s marriage)
smiling down at you
throughout the ordeal

Mary Valle lives in Baltimore and is the author of Cancer Doesn't Give a Shit About Your Stupid Attitude: Reflections on Cancer and Catholicism. She blogs on KtB as The Communicant. For more Mary, check out her blog or follow her on Twitter.