Posts for childbirth

Mother’s Guilt

General/Column June 17, 2019

In early September I delivered a nine pound baby and the afterbirth was mother’s guilt As soon as the nurse…

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February Day

General/Column April 22, 2019

My first baby’s face was rosy and round. “Like a doll,” people said. But this wasn’t enough to make my…

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Good as New

General/Column August 13, 2018

there was little sign of wear and tear   only on my perineum after the cutting                     [episiotomies were normal then] my…

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I Cannot Hear of Bees

General/Column August 13, 2018

I cannot hear of bees, bombs dropping like driving rain that will drown, rocks that will cry out, one in…

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