Posts for childbirth

Powder

General/Column January 23, 2017

The kindest thing anyone ever did was powder my breasts. I don’t remember her face or how she moved, or…

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A Thousand Births

General/Column January 23, 2017

Since the birth of my two children I’ve softened in body and mind, and I find it rather pleasant. Muscle…

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Scars on the Inside

General/Column January 16, 2017

At my forty-week appointment, my obstetrician told me that he’d never seen any of his patients work so hard to…

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Lactation Frustration

General/Column January 6, 2017

Within minutes of birth, my daughter latches onto my breast. A jolt of pain shoots straight into my soul shocking…

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