First of all, I want to shout out to all the providers who believe in the body of a woman and its incredible ability to give birth. 1,766 more words
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The following is written to outline some points of consideration regarding pregnancies progressing beyond 42 weeks in length.
Postdates pregnancies are often treated as conditions of absolute risk and result in much intervention. 870 more words
It’s astounding to women how quickly pregnancy changes peoples’ interactions with them. Suddenly, all the social boundaries we enjoy seem to be wiped away–personal space? Nope, you’ll have people gravitating toward your baby bump like a planet to the sun, hand extended. 797 more words
Since January 9 (when I went into labor), I’ve been attempting to find the words to describe what it feels like. I’d like to consider myself as a bit of a wordsmith, so not having the ability to adequately describe the experience has bothered me. 658 more words