Posts for pregnancy

The Silence and the Noise

General/Column January 23, 2017

Once, my mom gave me a quarter to be quiet for an hour. The words clinked against the bars of…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More