Posts for childbirth

Six days of waiting

General/Column December 18, 2017

The floors were mopped, the freezer stocked with frozen prepped meals to make the postpartum period easier. I soaked menstrual…

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Spring Debut

General/Column October 23, 2017

Days ago, the drive to the hospital, the streets ruddy and sleek-silver in early spring rain. The last chill and…

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Healing

General/Column October 20, 2017

“Ouch, Mama. I hurt. Kiss it?” My thoughts are interrupted by glassy tearful eyes and pouting lips. For the past…

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New

General/Column September 18, 2017

It was the only voice I’d ever heard tiny hiccups of sound, the first note followed by a vibrato of…

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