Date: Apr 21, 2015
I didn't think I was going to vaccinate my children. I've always been earthy, crunchy, whatever. Fair trade? Artisanal? Free range? I love it all. I care about what I put into my body, and when I got pregnant, I became acutely aware that my decisions affected someone else. Someone who I had a duty to protect.
I'm a fairly confident person, but I was filled with so much uncertainty when I became pregnant. I was thrust into a world of choices: ho me birth? Drug-free? Inducement? Caesarian? Eat my placenta?
And when I shared my birth plan with other moms, I would often feel shame, like I wasn't willing to go as far as others. Every conversation felt like a million little tests that questioned my motherhood. (Read the rest.)
Vol 13 Issue 33
Pub: Apr 21, 2015