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It’s hard to find the good in something like a miscarriage—a tragic misfortune that doesn’t discriminate. It can happen to anyone, and it’s more common than you think. Statistically, one out of every four women will experience a miscarriage...
Pregnancy never ends. I mean, yes, technically once you deliver your baby you are no longer "with child," but there are parts of your body nowhere near your uterus that somehow don't get the memo.    It is cruel but still understandable...
The first few months of having a baby are super intense. We are told to enjoy every minute because they grow so quickly, but, honestly, it is so, so hard. Between feeding, pumping, diaper changes, and lack of sleep,...
I was pregnant for a hot minute back in 2012. My period was still a few days away, but we were fresh on the baby making train, and I couldn't wait to see if we'd had success, so I...
Recently, my mom begged me to do a baby announcement for the birth of my second son, and I declined, using the reasoning that baby announcements are basically low-key asks for gifts. Okay, hear me out. I’m not saying...
Trigger warning: miscarriage and stillbirth. I am blessed to be 20 weeks pregnant with my third pregnancy. But as I sit here and type this, I simultaneously feel kicks and feel very disconnected. My first pregnancy was lost a few days...
Dear C-Section Scar, I’ll admit when I found out at 36 weeks pregnant I was going to need you that I left the doctor's office in tears and sat crying in my car. How bad would you hurt? What was...
I just handed my baby off to a stranger. Well, it was somewhat of a stranger. She was the daycare worker at my son’s new daycare. We've met twice before, but I still call that a stranger. Today is day...
I was convinced this time would be different. I was sure I was having a girl. The Chinese Gender Prediction test, the ring test, and every other gender test I found on the internet said it would be a...
Nothing could have prepared me for the pain of natural childbirth. I read Ina May Gaskin’s books, I went to prenatal yoga, and I practiced breathing techniques with my husband. I felt ready. Even, dare I say, excited. Once...

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