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How the NICU saved and tormented our brand new family

My most recent doula client, Maude, had an incredible birth. She hoped to have her baby at home and labored there with grace and vigor for a day. 2,348 more words

Becoming A Mother


It was time for a nap and I was preparing Emma for it as per the routine. I was tired as usual, physically and mentally. I wasn’t looking for a real shut-eye period, but more so of just alone time to finish up whatever I needed to do before she wakes up.  693 more words

Becoming A Mother

Free Clinic VS Private Clinic

My baby is fast asleep. So do my husband. And I am still awake, due to my current weird sleeping hours. I had few attempts to update my blog but I was too occupied, till now. 557 more words


"They Say It's Your Birthday"

Not Just Another Friday Letter To My Kids

Dear J, J, L and L,

It’s my birthday today, which I’m not much thrilled about. I don’t mind adding another year to my rap sheet; it’s just that I don’t like all the hullaballoo and attention. 459 more words


Becoming A Mother

  Synonyms for become: transform, change, passage, metamorphosis, development, evolution, alteration.

All of these words apply in their own way as I move through the journey of pregnancy. 306 more words

Becoming A Mother

The life and times of primal me

Imagine this. You are quietly observing a bird’s nest. The Mother bird tenderly places a worm into the tiny beak of her young. She nuzzles the top of her baby’s wing as if to encourage a big gulp. 373 more words