Women in my city often talk trash about delivering at the local teaching hospital. Here’s why you shouldn’t think twice about giving birth with a room full of onlookers.
Having a baby comes with some unpleasant side effects that usually go away within a few months. I’ve got one that appears to be staying put.
Why I loved giving birth
Having my babies delivered a mix of effort and emotion unlike anything I had ever experienced. I sound crazy, but I loved every excruciating second of giving birth.
Want a VBAC? Too bad.
Women deserve to give birth however they damn well please. Why are some hospitals standing in the way?
The word of the day is: Muffin Top
Heading back to work, and it’s time to see what from my pre-baby wardrobe will fit me. Guess how this story turns out?
Squeak’s Birth Story
After Peanut’s weird birth, I had no idea what to expect. And just like last time, I had a super weird delivery that went completely off the rails.
When your first pregnancy ends at 37 weeks, every day past that is a whole new level of discomfort and impatience. But for me, every day I creep closer to the 40-week mark means a higher chance of my husband missing Squeak’s birth.
Do ya doula?
A doula wasn’t part of my birth plan, mostly because of the out-of-pocket cost. But then I went out one night and had a serendipitous meeting.
I partook in a few pregnancy “no-nos” in the past week and got to thinking: why are we so uptight about this stuff?