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Open Heart Surgery

I’m the most skillfully patched out of all of us, and I’m the baby. I wrote that line many, many months ago. A sliver of a conversation with Sara or Jessy or KelseaMae– someone. 215 more words

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The Mommy Diaries

 

On May 24th, 2013 It was my best friends birthday. It was also the day I texted her, in a panic, a picture of a positive pregnancy test. 1,174 more words

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Genesis.

Birth

A term so profound, it would be an outright folly to fathom it’s depths…

The key to a new lock, a translucent leaflet breaking through a desiccated pod, the cock’s proclamation at the break of dawn, a new cell, the opening of eyes, the… 551 more words

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"Listen"

“A POEM WRITTEN AS A RESPONSE TO SOME RESEARCH ASKING WOMEN WHO HAVE EXPERIENCED BIRTH TRAUMA TO SUGGEST ONE THING THAT COULD HAVE BEEN DONE DIFFERENTLY BY THE MATERNITY SERVICES RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR CARE, WHICH MAY HAVE AFFECTED THE OUTCOME & SEVERITY OF THEIR TRAUMA” 8 more words

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Bella and Bree turn 4

Most of you know this about me but I’m going to talk about it anyways. Four years ago today I gave birth to twin daughters who I put up for adoption. 1,891 more words

Mothers

Switched At Birth Assessment: Daily Life Goes On For Some, But It Sucks by Catalog Wishes

Bay goes looking for a connection to her father and discovers a frightening secret, even though Daphne requires her anger to dangerous ranges, Toby tends to make a couple of new pals and the household grows once again, in “Lady With Death Mask (She Plays Alone).” 19 more words

"I couldn't have done it without you!"

“I couldn’t have done it without you!” 

I’ve heard this phrase many, many times over the years of supporting new families.

“Oh no! Stop right there! 388 more words

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