I’ll Never Truly Be “Done” Having Babies

As a woman, I’ve spent as much of my fertile life trying to prevent pregnancy as I have trying to facilitate it. At 26, I gave birth to my first child. At 30, I suffered a miscarriage. At 31, I gave birth to my second child. At 35, I questioned another. At 36, I decided […]

Maybe Baby: On Deciding Whether to Try Again After a Miscarriage

A little over a week ago, I helped host a baby shower for a dear friend. I was happy to do it. As her bestie it’s my honor and privilege to stand by her side in celebration of beautiful life moments such as these. Her shower turned more beautiful and perfect than I could have […]

Babies Don’t Make Me Swoon Anymore

I love babies; other people’s babies. As for me, I think I’m done.