Posts for childbirth

An Unexpected Gift

General/Column December 18, 2017

“Crazy, right?” whispered the mother standing next to me in “Nursery A,” the room in the NICU for the smallest…

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Conception

General/Column December 18, 2017

You left behind a piece of you that fused with a piece of me split and split and split again…

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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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