4th Trimester

My Body Has Done Enough

My body provided food for my children; my hips have propped them up when they couldn't walk. It’s provided a soft place for them to land when they needed comfort. But even after all it has done I still struggle to love it just the way it is.

The Post-Partum Practice of Lying-in

Lying-in is an age-old childbirth practice where it is expected that a new mother stay in bed after giving birth, while the other women in her family attend to the needs of her and her household.

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