Tag Archives: pregnancy

#3

I promise I remember the days of hyperemesis, when my body cried out for nutrition but always heaved it back up in a matter of minutes, halfway digested. Salad was the worst: those green, crunchy leaves would wreak havoc on … Continue reading

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Because it’s just that simple. Really.

On a related note, my 4-year-old, who will be taken by her grandfather to attend the March For Life today, when asked why she was going to march, said (and I quote): “Because babies have life. Even if they’re not … Continue reading

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Seconds?

Had thisĀ conversation lately? I seem to have had it at least once a day with various and sundry around me. Is it a symptom of my age/social status/cultural group that this is happening? Or is the Big Man upstairs trying … Continue reading

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Yeechh words 2, or, mucus plug and membranes

Just say it out loud…muuuuuuucus pluuughhhh. One of the less-talked-about stages of labor and delivery. My highly scientific and thoroughly researched…ummm…research tells me that the losing of one’s plug can happen weeks before giving birth. WEEKS. And I am 40 … Continue reading

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Ground control to Major Tom

So I figure the last posts before shooting a watermelon out your nether regions (or delivery, asĀ I have heard it called) should traditionally be whine-fests, mostly about how huge I am and how uncomfortable I am and how I would … Continue reading

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