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Pregnancy related deaths are on the rise in the United States

The maternal mortality rate is an important marker of how well the health care system of a country is doing. In third world or war torn countries the rate can be as high as 1 death in every 7 pregnancies. 512 more words


Apparently I'm not maternal, pt. 2

Remember when I wrote about that hilarious conversation I had with a seven-year-old in which everybody concluded I’m not maternal?

If you didn’t read that, go read it now because otherwise this won’t make sense at all. 121 more words

Random Shit

Only correct if it is.

I think folks who would be said to be liberal westerners, minding their
business are too quick to cut off
their shit-giving about other folks… 228 more words


Census Sunday - The Rabe Family in 1910

The amazing thing about genealogy is that sometimes a record that seems so minor to your larger family history can lead to connections across multiple families and fill so many blanks. 819 more words


3 Months Post-Partum

Where does the time go, you guys? I feel like it was just yesterday I sat down, full of emotion, to write the birth story of my little girl. 461 more words