Category Archives: pregnancy

Boob Shirt

“Okay, this week we’re doing a C-section simulation,” the instructor cheerfully announced to our prenatal class. Amanda and I exchanged a look, as did the other couples in the room – simulating labour had been one thing, but an actual … Continue reading

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Gratitude

As I sat down to Thanksgiving dinner with my queer little family this year and we reflected for a moment on the many things for which we are grateful, I couldn’t help but flash back to Thanksgiving Day three years … Continue reading

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Wrinkle Cream

We were out shopping for maternity clothes, the third time in the space of a week. It was early in my second trimester and I was already beginning to show. I’d dragged Amanda along with me yet again because I … Continue reading

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