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Shannon Brazil: When You Run With Milk Boobs, a Nursing Story

Kids and animals, we all know they have that sense about them. A built-in radar that tells them when you’re weak, when your humongous...
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Carolyn Rathjen: Being is the Great Explainer

(for Nicola) I found myself increasingly standing right at the edge of fruition, watching, supporting enthusiastically as someone else played it, said it, wrote...
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Sara Schultz: Smelling the Flowers

I’m dying with happiness. Two babies at once. It will put you over the edge. It will make you feel like a bad mother. It...
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Susan Asher: My Mother and Porn

I’d never thought of my foray into porn as rebellion. If everything’s rebellion, is anything rebellion? “What’s a nice girl like you doing working...
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Rebecca Fish Ewan: The Geography of Motherhood

  The first moment of my motherhood came while I was in an airport shuttle careening through traffic on a Los Angeles freeway, past...
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Jennifer Baum: Incarcerated Uterus

“I took a wrong turn and almost drove into the Holland Tunnel. I saw the police pulling people over to interrogate them. I swung...
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Lori Dewender: The Nest

When a mother’s own childhood trauma comes back to haunt her, love and best intentions can’t always carry the day. While I come up...
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Nina Packebush: Reimagining Juno

How often do the anti-choicers and the pro-choicers, Republicans and Democrats, progressives and conservatives all cheer a movie about teenage pregnancy? When the teenager...
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Jessy Lori: The Abortion Doula

  Early Saturday morning, I turn into the parking lot of the Planned Parenthood. If I go too fast my car will bottom out...
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PRIMAHOOD: Rebecca Fish Ewan reviews Tyler Cohen’s Excellent New Book

Primahood: Magenta, Tyler Cohen’s new book, embodies everything I love about reading graphic novels: Their ability to condense multiple emotional and sensorial responses at...