By Barbie Beaton. Pregnancy can elicit the most elemental functions from the most sophisticated of subjects.
By Brianna Randall. I attribute my breezy early pregnancy to the fact that I was on a sailboat, anchored amidst lazy tropical islands with nothing I had to do and nowhere I had to go.
By Vanessa Dueck. With the excitement of getting pregnant, I had a truly important motivation for getting healthy.
By Jen McLellan. Being overweight and pregnant you’re placed into certain stereotypes.
I have prayed for you, hoped for you, and tried for you, and now you're on your way.
By Crystalee Beck. She will disappear as quickly as she came and part of me will miss her.
I’ve thought about it for years; as a woman with Crohn’s disease my health and the medications needed to treat my illness make it a whole different ball game.
Needless to say, I won’t be requesting a White House Birth Announcement after my C-section, paid for by Medicaid, next week.
I wonder how I allow a gender identity to emerge from this little one, rather than teach her/him what it is to be a girl or boy.
We are supposed to be beautiful, but not too beautiful. We are to be thin. Thin above all else. What then, does this mean for our bodies in pregnancy?