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November 12, 2019

[Author's Note: This is my story, though names and details have been changed. I believe in sharing our truths so that we can grow.]

“I don’t want to,” Leah found herself saying out loud as she burrowed her face into the mattress. Shit, she thought. Not again. 

It was bec...

June 16, 2019

People can be all over the map when it comes to the idea of adding a doula to their support team. Sometimes the pregnant person is certain that they need extra support, but their partner is hesitant. Sometimes the person who will be giving birth feels like they'd be al...

June 10, 2019

Alright, folks. Let's talk about cesarean birth in BC. Last year our province had 35% of births being surgically performed, with rates for Fraser Health being closer to 40%. The World Health Organization says an ideal c-section rate is about 10-15%. Some comm...

May 10, 2018

Well, it's done. My husband got 'snipped'. Vasectomy: accomplished. As long as we are careful for the next couple of months, we won't be having any more kids. That's good. Right?

A relief! Right?

That's what I wanted. Right?

Right! 

For now.

I am pretty sure that at some...

March 9, 2018

I recently re-watched Forrest Gump. It's a great movie every time I watch it, and I always find myself getting something new from it. This time, it was the scene with Forrest and his Mom seeing doctors and professionals, who end up telling her, "Your boy's... different...

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