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Title: The Birth of Maku
Year: 2019
Medium: Mixed Media
Dimension: 3’ X 4’

The birth of my first child which was very traumatic and resulted in him being born with an Apgar number of one. He spent six days in the NICU. This was the result of careless attitude of those who were in charge of my son’s birth at Carle Hospital in Urbana Illinois. Misplaced epidural/9 hours fully dilated/absence of midwife nearly the entire time/vacuum birth/42weeks/denial of my experience being abnormal by the hospital/arthritis of the hip as a result for mom/17 hour epidural/ persecution of mothers & children in the west as compared to persecution of mothers & children in the east where Baha’is are both imprisoned with their infants, and separated from their children while serving their sentences.
Title: The Birth of Maku Year: 2019 Medium: Mixed Media Dimension: 3’ X 4’ The birth of my first child which was very traumatic and resulted in him being born with an Apgar number of one. He spent six days in the NICU. This was the result of careless attitude of those who were in charge of my son’s birth at Carle Hospital in Urbana Illinois. Misplaced epidural/9 hours fully dilated/absence of midwife nearly the entire time/vacuum birth/42weeks/denial of my experience being abnormal by the hospital/arthritis of the hip as a result for mom/17 hour epidural/ persecution of mothers & children in the west as compared to persecution of mothers & children in the east where Baha’is are both imprisoned with their infants, and separated from their children while serving their sentences.