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An Only Child

(Me and 13 month old Arizona) As a young girl, I dreamed of becoming a mother some day. I was raised in a fairly large family (I have 3 sisters and a brother) and wanted something similar for myself. But, as it turned out, I had an extremely challenging pregnancy. And then, I had an […]

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Visions of Parenthood

(3 days before my due date, June 2006) Last week I went to see my ob/gyn for a routine check up. As I sat in the waiting area, I noticed quite a few couples coming in and out. Some looked obviously pregnant; others didn’t. Usually, though, when a spouse or partner is joining for a […]

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