Browsing the "birth" Tag

Who Needs the Diagnosis?

September 19th, 2019 | by Jericho Vincent

1 in 7 mothers experiences postpartum depression. And yet, naming it still makes me uneasy. Women used to be given the diagnosis of "Hysteria" if their minds or bodies rebelled.


SAHM: In Three Poems

July 16th, 2019 | by Ellie Hudson

“Identity” I have to decide if I am the type of mom who waits ‘til bedtime and secretly reads the


POEMS by KUO ZHANG

February 11th, 2019 | by Kuo Zhang

Pregnancy I have known the secret joy of pregnancy, clip-clop of heartbeats in duet, high-fives across the belly, a mini-stove


No One Is Watching

October 24th, 2018 | by Sarah Stuteville

I should have shoplifted more while I was pregnant. People mostly try not to notice pregnant women, and if they


Catch and Release: Poems

August 30th, 2018 | by Katie Hoogendam

  Catch and Release Shovel in the soil my mother pulled a drag took a swig lifted her eyebrows. Without


Birth/Rebirth: Comics

July 18th, 2018 | by Cara Gormally

I’ve been fascinated by making and growing humans since I started to try to conceive. Birth is normal— approximately 350,000 people


Re-Birth: Poems

April 30th, 2018 | by Samantha Barrow

  Expend   Motherhood shows up like liquid god in the veins   You see it the faint reflection shimmering



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