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Why Men Die Sooner Than Women

Brenda left her afternoon meeting, checked her phone for messages and groaned.

“What’s up?” asked Martin.

“My husband left sixteen texts and three messages,” she said. 178 more words


Understanding Postpartum Depression

Weeks before I gave birth, family and friends had been warning me about postpartum depression. At first I was like, how is it possible to be depressed after giving birth? 267 more words


On Sex, Giving Birth, Excretion

Not pleasant dinner conversation perhaps, but this trifecta—sex, birth, excretion—are the essence of life. Yet for a long time I found myself unable to view them without a certain degree of disgust. 1,307 more words

Thoughts On Life & Existence

This Amazing New Mom Finished a College Exam While in Labor

Being in labor wasn’t going to stop this Georgia mom from completing a college exam. Tommitrise Collins was determined to finish her online psychology test while she prepared to give birth at the Coliseum Medical Center in Macon, Ga., on Nov. 119 more words

Birthing Day, or One More Time

The Feliciraptor is two today, and where today has been full of fun and laughs it wasn’t like that at the time. In fact the late stages of pregnancy were a little boring. 661 more words

Daily Post

Things I Wish I Knew Before Going Into Labor!

The best part about going into labor, for me, was that I didn’t think I was ready to go into labor.

About three hours before I decided I should go to the hospital, I had finished doing chores and shopping. 1,254 more words



Six years ago today I started a new journey, a new way of life, a more worry filled life – I became a mother.

I had planned a normal day – morning walk, some house cleaning, and shopping – but knew with the first low back ache at 530am –  today would not be like any other day. 1,187 more words