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Maternit21 vs. Quad Screen

If you’ve been pregnant, you’ve likely heard of the Quad or Triple Screen tests.  Based on your beliefs and personal choice, you may have taken this maternal blood draw test.  Allow me to tell you why the Quad Screen spells potential mental D-I-S-A-S-T-E-R for people with mild anxiety, or people …

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F#[email protected] the Birth Experience

A couple of years ago I wrote an essay about how my perception of the “birth experience” had changed from the birth of my first kidlet by c-section to the event of my triumphant VBAC. Spoiler alert: VBAC, SHMEEBAC. That essay eventually became a story that I told onstage — …