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


Double Time

I live in double time. My baby died at 21 weeks' gestation; I celebrate the day he was born as his birthday. But that is not the day his life would have begun. Some people honor the estimated due date of a baby that they lost. We did this, too--we buried his placenta and planted … Continue reading Double Time

The Sacred Circle and the Land of the Giant Slugs

Trigger Warning: Pregnancy loss, infant loss, stillbirth. It has been a long time between posts, partly because I got busy—with nursing coursework, with family, with starting a new group practice. And partly because, let’s face it, sometimes we have blocks. What pulls me out of this block is ironically something that I would have expected … Continue reading The Sacred Circle and the Land of the Giant Slugs