Fearful Fantasies

A few weeks before I gave birth to my first child, I woke up in the night sweating and frightened. I had dreamed that I was lying in a pool of blood and had just given birth to a little lamb. A friend told me of a dream that she had before giving birth; someone was chasing her, she lay on her back and was pricked by a thin stick and a stiletto heel.

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About Author: Michele Klein

Michele Klein authored the National Jewish Book Award winner, A Time to Be Born: Customs and Folklore of Jewish Birth (Jewish Publication Society 2000).

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