Currently in the U.S. and all over the world, we are dealing with the COVID-19 global pandemic. Heard of it? Where I live in Iowa, we do not currently have any cases confirmed in my county, but I anticipate that changing once folks return from spring break vacations and trips they decided to still go … Continue reading momchievement unlocked: pregnant during a pandemic
Bringing you into the world made me into someone entirely new.
If you have had the distinct pleasure of supplying a child with breastmilk with your own body, you know about the stress that comes along with it. If you haven't had the pleasure/opportunity, then I can fill you in on some of my own personal experiences: First, there was the pain. For the first 72 … Continue reading milk-sharing mamas
How do you navigate the world while people constantly gender your infant?
Full disclosure: I must apologize for taking so long to write this second part to the original post. Life was happening. Thanksgiving happened and other family events and it basically zapped all of my energy. Plus writing this post was going to take a lot of my emotional energy, anyway, and I just wasn't ready for … Continue reading hey, maybe you’re infertile pt. 2
If you are a woman who has been to the doctor in the past, you probably know that it can be especially challenging to get a healthcare provider trust that you might know a thing or two about your own body when things feel off. I happened to have a nurse for a mother, so … Continue reading hey, maybe you’re infertile (pt. 1)
Have you ever popped your nipples? ...no, not like that.