True Birth features a compilation of heart-warming birth stories and a series of childbirth-related articles. It presents the multifaceted dimensions of childbirth by examining both the personal experience of the mother, as well as the evidence-based research surrounding various childbirth issues. We hope you rejoice in the birth of a baby, and of a mother, while recognizing that the way a mother experiences birth, and remembers it, is important. Childbirth discourse is upon us, but it is up to every one of us to guide the discourse into a positive interpretation, which showcases the sheer power of women, and presents them as strong individuals who have the right to birth in a respectful and supportive environment. "When women prepare themselves as their most important ally for birth, they find their true power." "Childbirth for me was the most empowering and transformational experience of my life." "Your body is designed to do it You are strong. You can do it Just don't forget to breathe."