Pregnancy, labor and delivery. For some people, these are the ultimate selfless acts. And for many Catholic mothers they find it is wonderfully spiritual to offer up their pain and suffering or to find in it a kinship to the Crucifixion. If you have thought of your experiences this way, or even if you haven't, you can surf to this survey, to help Therese Brown with her work. I completed one, it was harmless and took only about 15 minutes.