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I Don't Regret My C-Section

When my first son – a butt-down, feet up breech baby refused to turn on his own – I decided that I would have a scheduled c-section. 1,884 more words

Pregnancy

They are here...and gone

It has been 15 days and our boys were here and now are gone. I’ve been wanting to write, but avoiding because I’m not fully ready to even admit that it has happened, that it is over. 524 more words

Two Doves in the Pepper Tree

“Look, a dove” I say to Jack, holding him in my arms, turning to watch as the dove flies into the pepper tree. I notice a second dove already in the pepper tree. 1,006 more words

Motherhood

Ecstacy

Poet : Oohini Mukhopadhyay
Looking outside that framed functioning

I could see no more than just a colour

A colour that was neither black, nor white, not grey, not one shade.

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Poetry For The Soul

First Time I met Immy: Birth Video

I just watched my birth video which was over 25 minutes long, but I managed to cut it down to the most important part. Meeting Immy. 18 more words

The Spot Writers - "Stormborn" by Val Muller

Welcome to the Spot Writers. Today’s contribution comes from Val Muller, author of the kidlit mystery series Corgi Capers. Speaking of kids, Val just had one (!), and the story of her birth during an epic blizzard is one for the ages. 1,080 more words

3 Weeks Postpartum: Mother and Baby Progress

So it’s 3 weeks and 4 days since Louie was born, it’s gone so fast but still seems like I’ve been a mother for much longer. 691 more words

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