Browsing the "Pregnant!" Category

Maiden, Mother, Bitch

June 12th, 2023 | by Stephanie Sprenger

In a culture obsessed with youth and all things supple, how does one embrace a role some traditions actually label a hag


Just Bare Your Belly

May 16th, 2022 | by DW McKinney

It does not escape me that critiques about expectant Black women like me are also rooted in misogynoir


Holding Breath

April 30th, 2019 | by Shannon Brescher Shea

Lying on a hospital examination table, shivering despite the thin blanket draped over me, I stared at the ceiling and


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


Scars: A Photo Essay

November 6th, 2018 | by Lyndsay Knowles

“What is that?” my son asks, his finger reaching out, pointing to a small stretch of skin above my belly



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