bartlebyPregnancy & Fertility

  • And Her Heart Grew Two Sizes

    Polly, local Tongonto hula dancer, weight lifter and poet, is at that point in her life where she’s zeroing in on having another baby.  Having a second baby is so much different than having the first, don’t you think? Let’s have this conversation.

    I went at making my second baby Read More...

  • The Gift

    My daughter’s due date is approaching.  The emotions surrounding the arrival of a baby vary from person to person, but most women will express a mixture of excitement, anticipation, fear, uncertainty, and pure happiness when asked about that circled date on their calendar. There are some, Read More...

  • Our Journey to Parenthood
    The Room

    There is a room in the city I live that has seen the worst and one of the best days of my life. It’s the room where I learnt that my husband would never be a biological father and where I learnt that it would be very tough for me to be a biological mother. It’s the room that we learnt that Read More...

  • Fourteen Years

    Fourteen years.  That’s the age difference between my two children.  Fourteen years ago I found myself a naïve 20 year old girl, pregnant for the first time and agreeing to elope with a stranger I’d only known for a couple of months.  I denied my condition in isolation for four tearful months, Read More...