Posts for pregnancy

Women’s Work

General/Column May 14, 2017

Blank tapestry, waiting to be embroidered. A barren landscape, grey and cotton, devoid of all flowers, wishing to be seeded…

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Letting Go of Water Birth

General/Column April 28, 2017

I wouldn’t learn till she arrived that my baby was facing the wrong way—sunny side up, they like to say,…

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

General/Column 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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Uncertain Patience

General/Column March 31, 2017

“May I help you?” “Yes. I’m here for a blood test.” She aimlessly rifled through a stack of papers until…

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