Zen in the Art of Giving Birth
Letters from Women
Dear Mr. Leboyer,
In June 1998 my first child, Maximilian-Raphael, came into the world, eight weeks after I met you and attended your seminar, learning the Tai Chi Chuan exercises and singing the notes to the sound of the tambũrã.
After the birth of my son, I wrote to you to thank you. I told you that in the last weeks before giving birth, I had the courage to look my fear in the face, right in the eyes, and lo and behold, this fear was no longer there. After that, there was only an ocean of life and love.
Right before the new millennium, I felt the...