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You Didn't Want to Die

Nancy, after being diagnosed with Stage IV Cancer, leaning up against daughter Maia in 2013, less than a year before she died.

**This blog was written within a year of Nancy’s death, but I wasn’t ready to finish it until just now. 848 more words


Eventually after what felt like hours, we were allowed home from the hospital, with a human being to keep alive. WTF? Why did nobody stop us? 846 more words

26 weeks. we made it this far.

It’s been a few weeks

I’ve been in the hospital twice.

Once, at 23 weeks, for a few nights for

bleeding and a bladder infection. 690 more words

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2 month update

Our baby is a huge 9 weeks old.  For 2 whole months we’ve managed to keep alive and relatively happy, I think, a human being. Nothing has been broken, he’s still in one piece and he seems to be doing all the things that a 9 week old baby should be doing according to the various apps that give me daily updates. 524 more words

growing a universe is hard work. growing two at once is downright overwhleming.

I am really not sure why I can’t stop crying today. I walk. I cry. I sit. I cry. I carry a towel around to blow my nose and wipe my face and I don’t understand exactly the reason. 987 more words

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Child from two women

Genetic research is advancing to the day when gay couples could fulfill their dreams of having children related to them both.

I’ve helped many same-sex couples over the years have children of their own through assisted reproductive procedures. 726 more words

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Birth is always on my mind.

Birth is always on my mind.

I saw the photos from my own birth when I was five or six. They were in this old album, stuck to the pages, that presented this story about how strong this seventeen-year-old girl was to push out this six pound and seven-ounce baby. 884 more words

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