On the 8th September 2021, the Court of Criminal Appeal of San José, Costa Rica, decided to annul the trial in which a mother had been declared guilty. In the previous sentence, issued on the 3rd February 2021, it was agreed, unanimously, that Yoana was guilty of attempted manslaughter of her son; for which she had received a six-year imprisonment sentence (with the possibility of an electronically monitored house arrest as an alternative for the imposed sentence).
Cooperate or compete. Trust or fear. Share or fight. Accompany or isolate. In the end, there are only two states: love or fear, and one
Dear midwife, How are you? I have spoken with several of your colleagues, others have written to me. They have told me of your feelings
Dear pregnant mother, Several close Friends have asked me to write this letter to you. Perhaps you are surprised that I call you “mother” if
Dear patient, Thinking about you, I realize you might be a mother who has been separated from her infant. Or perhaps a father. I know of
Every time there is a catastrophe I cannot help thinking about the babies, the mothers, the pregnant women, haw how they all will fare. Now
Last week Arno Stern invited me to his workshop in Paris: the Closlieu. Since I left there at 11 pm and began to stroll along
Babies feel, listen, perceive, know, understand, are moved, express, communicate. Babies love. They give. Give smiles, caresses, gazes, babbles. They gift us. They move us.
Translated by Peter Hicks. At the beginning of this year, three months after giving birth to her second child, Aurora fell to the ground from