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I don’t know if I had pre-eclampsia

I found an article about pre-eclampsia that listed the symptoms and risks and realized that I hit way too many symptoms. Some of the symptoms showed up pretty early into the third trimester. They didn’t test the urine, I didn’t … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Homebirth and Safety

When we were getting our fetal echocardiogram, before looking at the results, the doctor talked to us about the risks. He said that, if he wanted to scare us, he’d say “You have doubled the risk”, if he wanted to … Continue reading

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My Thoughts on Home Birth

(I wrote this while pregnant, before actually giving birth, but my thoguhts haven’t overwhelmingly changed) I admit that I do not like hospitals. I don’t like being in them. I don’t find them relaxing, enjoyable places to be. But, then, … Continue reading

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Gender Neutral isn’t necessarily ideal, but I don’t know what is

Pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding, parenthood- those are all highly gendered things to most people. I’ve been reading about it a lot, and it’s spoken of in highly gendered terms. Even people who are aware of trans people speak of birth with … Continue reading

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