Birth Stories at #BeCurious17

As part of the University of Leeds 'Be Curious' Festival on 25th March 2017 (#BeCurious17) we're inviting members of the public to share their birth story with the Thackray Medical Museum. The Museum wants to feature the voices of Leeds residents in its 'Having a Baby' gallery and will display the resulting Yarn story on a touchscreen.

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The Thackray Birth Stories project has been working with parents to tell a range of stories about childbirth. Our aim is to draw together a diverse range of birth experiences - whether it's about your own birth, when you had a baby, or when you witnessed the birth of your own child, or were there to support a friend or relative. We're collecting together experiences of parents who have experienced a whole range of births, from home births to C-sections, the happy stories and the ones that might be more difficult to tell. We're hoping a whole range of people will contribute - whatever background and country you come from.
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Thackray Medical Museum and the University of Leeds are putting together an online exhibition looking at stories of childbirth, past and present. You can find out more about the project by clicking on the story link, above.

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