Elizabeth Burtman

Elizabeth Burtman makes her home in south-central Wisconsin, where she is learning to pray, care for her family, grow and prepare food, and work with textiles. When she has the opportunity, she enjoys reading, thinking, and writing about all these pursuits and their intersections (including in her Substack newsletter Good News for New Moms).

Recent Posts

A Prayer for Traumatic Birth

A Prayer for Traumatic Birth

By Elizabeth Burtman / March 15, 2024

O God who sees my suffering,     who was present as my little one was brought forth     in the confused mixture of my great joy at their birth     and my great grief as our bodies spiraled out of control,  Your strength [can bring / has brought] [me / us] back from…