Facebook Child Birth

Facebook Should Not Censor Child Birth

Facebook censored a picture of a mother moments after giving birth. That's buying into a sanitized version of womanhood. We must share real, unadulterated images of women: strong, beautiful, intelligent, and intuitive. There is no more honest expression of beauty, strength, love, and female sexuality than during childbirth -- it's the epitome of all those things, but it doesn't look much like what Tampax and Maybelline are selling us. Don't be fooled into thinking that women aren't missing out on anything by surrendering our birth experiences to hospital protocol or giving into the pressures of society to look and act a certain way.