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Monthly Archives: December 2015
People talk about how the birthday of a child born violently can be triggering and traumatic – but I have not had this happen with my toddler’s birthdays. It seems to me that his birthday is his day, and my … Continue reading
Amazing – I had the GBS test and the midwife had me do it myself. No big deal.
I’ve been introspective over the last few days, ever since I realized that much as I trust my midwife, I’m not ready to let her touch my vagina, and may never be. And even I have had to convince myself … Continue reading
Ok, now I am freaking out just a little. I was sort of psyching myself up to the GBS swab for this entire pregnancy, and also sort of ignoring it. Now I found out there is not only a vaginal … Continue reading
In the form of a pantoum and whimsically adapted from some birth plan musings: Song of Welcome This is my song of welcome Where once I walked alone I ask you for protection I want you to hold … Continue reading
Me as a tree Me as a mountain Me as the atmosphere