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Coming to Term

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The other day, I read that women who have C-sections or whose babies are premature are more likely to suffer from postpartum depression. As a woman who has experienced both, I can understand why. Having a C-section involves more pain after the fact, … Continue reading

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35 Never Looked Better

It’s no secret that I am over 35 and pregnant. It’s also no secret that because of my age and previous history I am considered high risk. A few weeks ago, I wrote about reaching 28 weeks, which was a huge milestone … Continue reading

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The Mother Hen Lines Her Nest

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The past few days have seen a flurry of activity. In preparation for Hatchling’s arrival, we are in the process of changing the sleeping arrangements in our house. Omelette will move to what is now the office/junk room, and Early … Continue reading

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We’ve Made it This Far, Baby!

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Two and a half years ago, Early Bird was born at 28 weeks gestation. She spent the first 10 weeks of her life in the NICU, where she had to learn to breathe, eat, and regulate her body temperature without … Continue reading

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Motherhood has Scarred Me for Life

As I was washing my hands earlier, I glanced down at the back of my right hand and noticed something that didn’t look right. It was a little mark no bigger than the diameter of a pencil eraser. At first, … Continue reading

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