Monthly Archives: February 2011

She’s Here (!).

Yes, she finally came. Only 3 days past her due date. Here’s a belly picture taken when my (real) contractions began on Wednesday afternoon (February 16). I had just gotten my haircut (the only thing left to do after having … Continue reading

Due Dates Are Evil

I have a problem with the way we approach birth. Due dates, in particular. Due dates (often based on guesswork, unless you know EXACTLY the day you concieved, which for many women, is not the reality), set expectations for the … Continue reading

9 Months

I’m sitting in my kitchen sipping some iced sparkling mineral water flavored with a hint of fresh lemon juice (thanks to a dear husband). So yes, this means I am still alive, with baby still in the belly. I suppose … Continue reading