Adventures in Breast-feeding

I just finished my first week of school as a graduate student and mother.  My greatest trepidation was keeping up milk supply.  Would I find time to pump?  Would it be easy to schedule a room to pump in?  Would I be able to pump enough? Luckily, the department was more than prepared to accommodate […]

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Squeezing the Life Out of It

Something For Mother’s Day: I stand in the middle of the shower and squeeze. The water washes over my body in a warm rush, but I still shiver. The stream falls across my face as I stand patiently under the spray. I concentrate with a furrowed brow, so the water funnels between my eyes, running […]

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