Birth Story Research Results

Birth Stories are an ancient yet enduring mode of helping the next generation of mothers and fathers learn about what they could (or should) expect with their upcoming birth experiences. These full narratives that capture individual birth journeys work to establish trust, validate emotions, and ultimately inform decisions that shape a culture’s reproductive growth rate and self-perception. In short, Birth Stories are important. They are important at the individual level, and at national/global levels. In this article, we review prior […]