Posts for childbirth

When Babies Cry

General/Column April 20, 2020

My gynecologist asks if I have a history of depression as he fingers through files on his iPad.  “No,” I…

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The Distance Between Fear and Hope

General/Column February 24, 2020

My hands grip the wheel tight as we drive on Herndon Ave. “Come on, come on, come on,” I say to the…

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Heart Leak

General/Column December 30, 2019

I think my baby poked my heartin utero with nail or toe.What else could send my heart a swellbut a…

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Abdomen

General/Column August 19, 2019

My abdomen used to be perfectan expanse of skin marred by nothingbut the cup of my navellike a goblet in…

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