Expect Something Beautiful with Laura Booz Podcast

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A Better Escape

Laura Booz: My friend says that when she was in labor, she was so delirious from the pain, that she asked the nurse for a Motrin—a Motrin. She said the nurse’s response was comical, because let’s admit it, labor is a little outside the wheelhouse of a Motrin. 

We laugh about it now, but at the time, I mean I can understand how it seems like a perfectly reasonable solution. 

Of course, now I want to share my own story about when I was in labor, delirious from pain, and I was convinced that the only way to get relief from the intense suffering while protecting my baby was for the doctors to . . . well . . . how do I say this delicately? To remove my head.

Yes, you can laugh, but at the time it seemed like a perfectly reasonable solution to the problem. I was …

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About the Teacher

Laura Booz

Laura Booz

Laura Booz is the author of Expect Something Beautiful: Finding God's Good Gifts in Motherhood and the host of the Expect Something Beautiful podcast with Revive Our Hearts. She'll cheer you on, share practical ideas, and point out the … read more …