Over the past week Jessica Bates, author of Birth & What Came After: poems on motherhood, has shared her miscarriage story and some of the poems from her upcoming book based on her loss. Today is the last day of pregnancy and infant loss awareness month and Jessica has graciously offered to host a giveaway of her book
Via the book listing on Amazon
"The body forgets pain, she said. Otherwise women would only have one child. Is it true? Has my body forgotten?"
Birth & motherhood transform us. They shake our foundation with sacred, unconditional love. These 56 poems reflect on birth, motherhood, breastfeeding, raising children, confronting fears, and feeling joy in a fleeting moment. A perfect gift for a new or seasoned mother, and also a great read for those of us who aren't mothers. Birth is universal; we all came from woman. Let's celebrate the power to give life.
To enter the giveaway visit the my instagram account and like the image. Make sure that your following both @motherhoodtabutiful and @_jessicabates comment "done" and you will be entered. For extra entires tag a friend. Each tag is an individual post and entry. Good luck!
A collection of posts from different humans all over the world, sharing their stories about the struggles they have faced in their individual journeys to motherhood.