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The Unexpected Travails of a Milk Producer

The Unexpected Travails of a Milk Producer

This post has been sitting around in my head for about a week, waiting till I felt more able to tackle the subject with a little less emotional energy. Coincidentally, a couple of days ago, Steve Dublanica of Waiter Rant…

Confinement and Curveballs

Confinement and Curveballs

Traditionally, the one-month confinement period after giving birth was meant to ward off illnesses and balance the body’s internal hot/cold mechanisms. (Source article here, coincidentally written by a friend of mine…) In my own humble opinion, the real value of…

Parenthood, Week 1

Parenthood, Week 1

As of last Friday, giving birth was the hardest thing I’d ever done. The week that followed then proceeded to put that experience into perspective. The hospital is probably the last place where a new mother will get any rest…

This Is What Heartache Looks Like

This Is What Heartache Looks Like

My five day old daughter finally fell asleep on her phototherapy bed after a good half hour of thrashing about and wailing. It was hard for me to keep from wailing too. She has two days and nights of this…

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