Birth Uncensored: Woman Gives Explicit Labor Updates on Social Media
It’s not unusual to see a photo on Facebook or Twitter of an exhausted new mommy holding her little bundle of joy.
Her tired, yet content face only tells a fraction of the story of what she endured for hours before that point.
But friends and followers of Ruth Iorio got front row social media seats to her at-home, natural birth.
She told The Huffington Post she wanted to share her unique experience in an honest way.
And that she did.
Posts from Dec. 25 and Dec. 26 show and describe her twelve-hour birth with all of its emergencies and challenges.
The detailed account has added to the conversation about the line dividing personal and private experiences and their place on the Internet.
Click here for more of her updates, but please note some of the content may be considered graphic.