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Kendra’s Delivery Protocol: Just Wrong

I am a reality show watcher. I love E!, especially. The shows are so bad that they are good. My husband and I (okay, I) love yelling at the screen when people do really stupid things. But over the holidays, I was doing more than yelling. I actually started to cry. The show: Kendra, the […]

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I’ve written about it before: Both my kids were a week late. And both times my midwives and the doctors they worked with were pressuring me to induce. (Well, the second midwife not-so-much, but she did say she had to induce if I went past that weekend.) One high risk doctor told me he would […]

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Yesterday, I stumbled upon a great blog post over on MomLogic written by Angela Chee. She was complaining about incontinence issues with her pregnancy. As I read her post, my own issues with leakage came wooshing back at me. I got the flu not once but twice when I was pregnant with Little Girl. I […]

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Well, it’s Day Two of my huge eye. Just to catch you up: I worked until 2 a.m. on Thursday night. Walked out of my office into the hall. Kept the lights off so I wouldn’t wake anyone. Remembered that I left my new magazines by the top of the stairs. Bent over to pick […]

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Midwives are Not the Devil

“I wish you would go to a real doctor.” We were standing in the kitchen. My mom had only found out I was pregnant a few days prior, and she was already haranguing me about my choices. When I had Big Girl, I had a midwife. I also had a mental block, and an 8 […]

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