Risa Kerslake

Risa is a registered nurse turned freelance writer from the Midwest and mama to one little girl. She has too many coffee mugs, loves the thought of sleeping in, and actually makes the recipes she pins on Pinterest. She is the author of the website Risa Kerslake Writes and her favorite topics are parenting, infertility and what happens when the two collide. She loves connecting with other moms on her Facebook page, and is a big believer in it taking a village to raise a child. She has contributed articles to Mom.me, Momtastic, FertilitySmarts, Ravishly, and Romper, among others. You can read her writing at http://risakerslakewrites.com/

What Birth Advocates Want You To Know About Emotional Dystocia

When Angel,* a mom from Minnesota, headed to the hospital on New Year’s Eve to be induced with her son, she had no idea what to really expect. After receiving medications to start her contractions, her water broke and she started dilating faster…
By Risa Kerslake