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I Feel Like I Owe My Black Daughter An Apology

Food Shaming During Pregnancy Is More Stressful Than Weight Gain

 

What Happened When I Went To Freeze My Eggs​

I went to learn about the options to freeze my eggs so that when I was ready to make a decision about having kids, I wouldn’t have to worry about my age.

Keeping Intimacy Interesting When Trying To Have A Baby

It is ironic that the act of baby making can feel so unsexy.

I Was A Real Life Pregnant Stock Photo Model​

 

I Didn’t Fall In Love With My Baby Until He Was 10 Weeks Old

I cried to my husband – sobs of guilt and sadness – because I felt like I didn’t love our little boy.

What My Doctor Told Me Shattered My Life

“The chances of you conceiving naturally are non-existent. The chance of us successfully harvesting eggs is also minimal.”

What No One Tells You About The Months After A Miscarriage

It has been six months since I miscarried in November last year.

It Felt Like Something Was Falling Out Of My Vagina. It Kind Of Was.

I was irritated at the lack of knowledge, and angry, because this shouldn’t have happened to me.

The Quiet Violence At The Heart Of Motherhood

The violence of mothering starts early for those who gestate children in their bodies. 

Why I’ve Decided To Have Only One Baby

How would I sustain another human while failing to keep myself afloat?

A Brutally Honest Paloma Faith On Motherhood And Being Political

Foreword: My interview did not go to plan. Faith has a way of taking things in her own, refreshing direction.

The Devastation Of Having A Miscarriage While Your Friend Has A Baby

I didn’t know how to be happy for her and mourn for me at the same time.

Pregnancy Is Not A Joy: Pandora Sykes On Motherhood Myths

“I would never say pregnancy is a joy, because I personally don’t think it’s a joy. I think it’s a means to an end, a conduit to something else.”

Why I Get So Frustrated With My Pregnant And Parent Friends

One by one, my friends with kids have slowly slipped into the background of my life.

I’m Scared To Have A Baby

I peed on a stick… and the test came back positive.

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