Midwives Help Push Away Postpartum Depression

Today, I am guest blogging at Homebirth Cesarean International! When the threads of my birth plan unraveled and left me on a hospital bed with a stitched-up belly, I didn’t know how to sew my feelings back together. It was as if all the preparation I had made for a happy delivery vanished. And whileContinue reading “Midwives Help Push Away Postpartum Depression”

Birthdays Was the Worst Days…

Yesterday, to paraphrase Ice Cube, was a good day. My post on why R&B is pulling a Sleeping Beauty act was picked for a Freshly Pressed spotlight. (If you stumbled upon my humble little blog due to my WordPress mention, welcome!) I’ve had a great time interacting with people commenting as passionately as me aboutContinue reading “Birthdays Was the Worst Days…”

Please Don’t Ask Me About My Next Pregnancy

Hi Readers, on Wednesday, I was featured on The Body Narratives, talking about my discomfort with people inquiring if I’ll be pregnant again soon. Check out my piece and leave your thoughts!  From the moment I knew I was pregnant, motherhood became a juggling act for me. I balanced my wonder at the changes inContinue reading “Please Don’t Ask Me About My Next Pregnancy”

I Was Bullied While Birthing

Hi Readers! I’m featured on xoJane.com’s It Happened to Me today!  When my husband and I found out we were pregnant, we embarked, without a heap of conviction, on a journey to have our daughter in our Jacuzzi tub. My admittedly shallow reason: I was not trying to pay on a hospital bill. Yeah, deep.Continue reading “I Was Bullied While Birthing”