Tag: child birth

LESSONS FROM MOTHERHOOD

I’m sitting in bed eating my second chapati of the evening, chased down with lemon and ginger tea sweetened with honey, because wine and chapo might not go too well together. My…

THE AFTERMATH

They say childbirth is a beautiful thing. They lie. It’s not. The pain, the blood, the sheer agony of trying to get another human out of your body; I don’t see what’s…

GORE, GLORY AND GONG: MY BIRTH STORY

The events described below really did take place…and I’m still processing it all. I’m sure you all know by now that I’d been waiting anxiously for this baby to arrive for a…