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Precipitous Labor (Less than 2 hours) then Longer Second Birth

Allison had a precipitous labor and nearly gave birth in the back of an uber. Her water broke and two hours later she was holding her daughter. When she gave birth to her son two years later, it actually took longer. But she was glad about that.

Allison Yarrow Bio

Allison is an award-winning journalist and National Magazine Award finalist who has written for the New York Times, the Washington Post, Vox, and many others. She is the author of 90s Bitch: Media, Culture, and The Failed Promise of Gender Equality. She was a TED resident and is a grantee of the International Women’s Media Foundation. Allison produced the VICE documentary Misconception and has appeared on the Today Show, MSNBC, NPR, and more. Yarrow was raised in Macon, Georgia, and lives in Brooklyn, New York. Connect with her on Twitter and IG @aliyarrow or at and be sure to check out her new book, 90s Bitch: Media, Culture, and the Failed Promise of Gender Equality


Allison’s TedTalk on Postpartum Experience
Instagram Birth Photo Censorship Article 
Postnatal Care in America
Diastasis Recti
Washington Post Article about Breastfeeding

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