It’s a fucking problem. And as a woman entering a profession that has made a vast, rapid transition from predominantly male to predominantly female, I hope I can contribute to a change.
Our anatomy assistant casually mentioned to us that your pelvic symphysis breaks during parturition. As if learning that having a baby was going to break my pelvis, the bone, wasn’t going to ruin my world. Thankfully my pregnant professor was there to assure me that this is false.
I drink coffee now.