Where should a pregnant woman place her trust when preparing for birth? Does ‘trust your body’ or ‘trust birth’ really work? Or should you simply ‘show up and do what the doctor tells you’? Is science and medicine an effective place to put our trust? Listen in to find out!
“Because they exchanged the truth about God for a lie and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever! Amen.” Romans 1:25 ESV
“All flesh is like grass and all its glory like the flower of grass. The grass withers, and the flower falls.” 1 Peter 1:24 ESV
“For it is all for your sake, so that as grace extends to more and more people it may increase thanksgiving, to the glory of God.” 2 Corinthians 4:15 ESV
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Labor with Hope: Gospel Meditations on Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Motherhood* – I cannot say enough good things about Gloria Furman’s body of work on the topic of pregnancy and birth. She has been hugely instructive to me, and I highly recommend her writing!
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