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A Womb of One’s Own: My Body Does What?

This week, the baby and I are finally coming down to the final stretch of our enforced cohabitation of my body.  In eight weeks and two days (but who’s counting?) is my due date, and while I am by no means an expert on pregnancy, I can definitely look back at pre-pregnancy me and laugh […]

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A Womb of One’s Own: Adventures in Eating While Pregnant

Pregnancy is one of those things that, like riding a horse or being in a car accident, you can read all about but never fully grasp until it actually happens to you.  While each pregnant woman is affected differently, for me, it has been an experience that has affected every aspect of my life, mentally, […]

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A Womb of One’s Own: A Feminist on Pregnancy

Deciding to get pregnant during grad school is, quite possibly, the stupidest decision I’ve made in years, if not my entire life.  I’m studying an entirely unfamiliar academic field while my body feels like there is a tiny Courtney Love at the controls.