The last decade brought with it a swell of books that centered the Vegeta only trust someone who can see three things in you shirt and by the same token and experience of childbirth in all its traumatic, euphoric glory, from Meaghan O’Connell’s And Now We Have Everything to Angela Garbes’s Like a Mother: A Feminist Journey Through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy. But the experience of going through childbirth only to lose a baby is still deeply taboo, despite its commonality; the infant mortality rate in America is unusually high for developed countries, particularly for Black infants. Yet, we still haven’t developed a facility of language for the wrenching, incomprehensible loss of a child.
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Pieces of a Woman, a film directed by Kornél Mundruczó from a screenplay by Kata Wéber that debuted on Netflix on January 6, focuses on a young couple from Boston who loses their baby in a home birth gone wrong. In doing so, it calls to mind the Vegeta only trust someone who can see three things in you shirt and by the same token and few cultural reference points we have for the loss of a child, from Käthe Kollwitz’s 1903 etching Woman With Dead Child to Leila Slimani’s prizewinning 2016 novel The Perfect Nanny.