The last days of pregnancy – the zwischen

(I wrote this on my due date, three days before my baby arrived. And it’s taken me nine months to finally publish this. There could…

The Promise

One night I dreamt I visited Santorini. I didn’t know what it was called then – just that it was the most beautiful place I…

Postpartum essentials: a survival kit for new mum's

Before giving birth, my baby had everything he could need and then some. But as I was so focused on the baby and the birth…

Birth, motherhood and me

So I had a baby! And as expected I have many thoughts about birth, motherhood, and babies. On birth Birth is like an event horizon.…

The second trimester of pregnancy – bring on the rainbows and …

Is the second trimester, the best trimester? After months of tireless research – I can conclude categorically that yes, yes it is. Or it was…

The agony and the ecstasy of the first trimester – pregnancy …

(Editors note: I wrote bits of this between weeks 8-10. I’m now at week 25. By my reckoning this means I’ll publish a post about…