Teenage Sarah shares her views, fears, insecurities, and wonder at being in the late stages of pregnancy. On her journey to birth, Sarah deals with her boyfriend Gabriel, welfare prenatal care, soothing nurses and anxious doctors. Throughout the narrative the many layers of Sarah are slowly exposed; her feistiness and fears, her hopes and her loneliness. After almost willing the new baby boy out of her body, post-partum depression descends on Sarah. As boyfriend and new daddy Gabriel walks in circles carrying the crying baby and chanting, ‘the bigger the headache, the bigger the pill’, Sarah ponders her new life clashing with her old self-perceptions.