Posts for Babyhood

If I Don’t Have More Than One Child, Am I Still a Good Mother?

Babyhood April 3, 2017

The weight of waiting is intense, but I’m used to the sweet-yet-suffocating heaviness that sits swaddled on my chest. For…

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February 2006

Babyhood March 4, 2016

I knew your eyes were brown when you were born, puckered fat over the supple bone, blossomed breaths fluttered the…

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The Babies You Lose

Babyhood January 18, 2016

You try to hold them, not with your hands of course, because though they are part of you, as close…

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