And Keep Your Cool When Your Baby Hates Bathes

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My daughter and I have been through some up and downs during bath time, especially when it’s hair washing night. In fact some of our best and worst moments have most likely been captured in the bathroom. My daughter never hated taking a bath like some children, but she did…

Circumcision’s grip on America

By Britteny Perry

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We were having a boy. It really wasn’t that big of a surprise. I mean, there’s a fifty percent chance and our first child was a girl. But it meant thinking about circumcision.

My first introduction to circumcision was in Catholic school. We were watching a documentary…

Placentophagy: An Examination of the Facts

by Britteny Perry

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I started researching placentophagy, or the act of eating the placenta, during my second pregnancy. My first pregnancy had ended in a miscarriage at only eight weeks along and was swiftly followed by the worst depression I had ever experienced. When my second pregnancy came along only a few months…

Postpartum Recovery from a Third-degree Vaginal Tear

by Britteny Perry

Will I Ever Heal?

That’s the question I kept asking myself postpartum. The answer, I now know, is yes. It just happens in its own time — a lot of time for some, myself included.

Tearing during delivery was one of the things I…

A Suggestive Fruit

Britteny is a wife and mother of two babies. She needs words, coffee and color.

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