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Wednesday, August 13, 2008
I grew up as the daughter of a Naval officer. I have never, in my life, lived somewhere longer than 6 years. We would typically move every...
Monday, August 11, 2008
My three-year-old broke his arm this weekend. Technically, he fractured his left radius and ulna, but when I saw him...
Sunday, August 10, 2008
I'm sick. Again. Ever since we started Melly in day care six months ago, I've been sick more than I ever have before in my life. ...
Saturday, August 9, 2008
A birth mom chose us. We don't know the baby's gender. It was so easy, really fell into place with minimal effort (but a lot of...
Thursday, August 7, 2008
I think one of the most amazing things in medicine is having the privilege of seeing ALL of kids' bodies - all of it - inside and outsid...
Wednesday, August 6, 2008
Lucky Mother of Daughters
Being a mother of daughters provides excellent cover for rereading the classics of childhood, to see if they would appeal to my children. Al...
Tuesday, August 5, 2008
Seriously, I wanna know...
T's post about her future career as a daycare owner left me wondering. What would be your next career move? Would you pick medicine ag...
Monday, August 4, 2008
Age-appropriate reading material
Because I was kind of lazy about moving my books up from the bottom shelf of my bookcase, Melly got into my books while my nanny was watchin...
Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Welcome to Labor & Delivery
Throughout the day today, we will be featuring posts about our experiences as physician-mothers giving birth. As doctors, at least we knew w...
I had it all planned out. I got up that morning and thought, “I’ll have my baby in 2 days.” Such a strange feeling to know when you will del...
Control Freak and the Uncontrollable Birth
Son on his birthday...already beautiful (if you squint) At the end of my second trimester, I was a senior resident and transitioned into the...
Where on earth is the head?
When I was 37 weeks pregnant with my second child, we moved one block up the street. The day we moved, my husband flew to London on busines...
Guest Post: Labor lessons
Gosh, it's a long time ago now, children are 25 and soon to be 27. By the time I had kids I had finished a very OB-heavy family practice...
Laborious thoughts Parts 1 and 2
Laborious thoughts and sequence of events Part 1: 1) Am I having contractions? It feels like bad menstrual cramps. I don't remember lea...
The medical student cervical exam
I was getting desperate while waiting to go into labor for the first time. My due date and come and gone and I certainly wasn’t getting any ...
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