Articles/Essays – Volume 45, No. 4

Deaths and (RE)births

2012: Jacob Baker, “Deaths and (RE)births,” Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought, Vol 45 No. 4 (2012): 65–87.

She had severe versions of typical pregnancy nausea and migraines. But she also experi-enced dreadful cramping on one side of her abdomen, crampingthat could only be assuaged by long walks. Dark three o’clock strolls around our sleeping neighborhood became commonplacefor us. Many days she could barely move because of the pain, anddoctors were at a loss to explain the origins or offer options for al-leviation. It was almost a relief when Amanda’s water broke atthirty-one weeks.