Birth

The End of Pregnancy is the Worst

It seems like pregnant women are constantly complaining about the last few weeks of their pregnancies. Unless she delivers early, nearly every mommy will undoubtedly reach a…

When You Skip The Third Trimester

I was not a cheerfully glowing pregnant lady.  Don’t get me wrong, by the second trimester I looked fanfuckingtastic, like I was sneaking a well-inflated basketball…

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Great Expectations

At a family shower for my first pregnancy, guests filled out advice cards for anything they felt pertinent to motherhood. One in particular wrote,…

A Gentle Cesarean

When I first heard the term “gentle cesarean” I couldn’t wrap my head around it. Does it mean they take the baby out slowly?…