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  • Kerrie Noor

A Stitch In Time Saves Bugger All

Updated: Jan 9

A short story for all you women who survived labor.

For you men who wondered why the woman you loved turned into a banshee when having a baby.

And for all you contemplating a baby-maybe, you’ll think twice.


Enjoy...

“I hear you’re a bellydancer.” Said the Consultant. “Been doing it long?’


“Ten years.” I muttered closing my legs.


He covered me up with a tap on my knee, “that explains it.”


“What?”


“You got the hips that expand like a snake’s jaw,” he laughed “you could swallow a car.”


The doctor chuckled, as I glared at him with my best is that so supposed to be funny? Look.


My fanny had had more viewings than a house action-with instrument that would scare a masochist and I was supposed to enjoy a stupid joke?


“Car,” I said with an angry tug at my sheet, “and what size are we talking of-mini-four wheel drive-limo?”

The doctor flicked his gloves from his hand and tossed them in the bin, “Sense of humor very good,” he smiled humor muttering something about my ability to close like a clam.


I was in the middle of a large birth room with a door that swung open at a whisper of wind with fog-horn voice doctor shouting out the size of my pelvis that I sure even the cafe across the road could hear.