A doctor in an small Indian village reflects upon an unforgettable birth that he never witnessed. The doctor gives a great account to how a woman named Chakki locked herself in a room to have her baby - without any problems or fuss. Upon exiting the room, she asked for a birth control procedure that she would require the doctor’s hand.
The doctor is initially panicked and in disbelief at the mother’s choice to lock her labour room. It is quite refreshing to read of the transformation of emotions, to comprehension and acceptance of her decisions. What a humbling experience for the hospital staff.
I am not insinuating women lock themselves alone for birth. I am simple acknowledging the same thing that the doctor has pointed out in the article. Women are capable of birthing babies.
Read more about the 32 year old mother’s experience.