Safe Motherhood

anonymous asked:

I love how you said Empty Graves would probably be pretty niche, and now it's the most popular of your fics on ao3 by hits and kudos. (This is not meant to be passive aggressive. I really love it.)

I significantly underestimated the appeal of making Martha Kent a backwoods bitch with a shotgun

The premarital sex rule was created when contraception, safe sex, and single motherhood was a taboo or a rarity, and was mostly meant for women to follow in order to preserve their mythical virginity.

“When we hear the statistic that 800 mothers die each day while bringing life into the world, we must remember that it is mostly rural, poor women who are dying…. And we need to ask ourselves, are the lives of these women worth saving? Midwives For Haiti has answered with a resounding "Yes.”“  

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I just received the Most Holy Eucharist.

Lord, if it be Your will, please heal my leg, my clot, so that I may deliver my child. Lord, if it be Your will, let my delivery be safe, so that while I bring my child into this world, I will live to see it grow and to age. But above all, let Your will be done in me, for I love You and want nothing more then for Your will to always be done in me.