Mom Body

It’s a thing. We all know it. Whether that thing is, “How will my body change after a baby?” or “I’m trying to get back into pre-pregnancy jeans,” or “My body is lumpy but it’s amazing and I have so much respect for it!” or “What’s YOUR excuse?” from the hard-ab'ed woman surrounded by toddlers. … Continue reading Mom Body


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The other day I taught my first birthing class since Sweet Baby's death and birth. It went fine--just me, two couples, a plastic pelvis, and a few baby dolls. As usual, the swaggery dad in the class ended up wide-eyed and worried; the moms who were terrified about what labor would be like relaxed into … Continue reading Back to Teaching