A Boy!

I lay on a table for 45 minutes while the ultrasound tech took pictures and measurements. I was starting to get worried about how long it was taking but then I heard, “Ready to see your baby?” The magical moment had come! “Everything looks great… growing well…looks like a boy!” she said while showing me … Continue reading A Boy!

Kicks

Pitter patter, tap tap, I can feel your kicks. Dark thoughts of miscarriage are chased away by your fluid acrobatics. Even at 19 weeks you are speaking truth: “He is not the God of the dead but of the living!” (Matthew 21:32). You love the children’s music that your big sister plays. Laughter and voices … Continue reading Kicks

Sex

Today I am thinking about a piece I wrote for Mama Poems called “Two Become One and then Three”. It’s about the story of conception, with messy fluid and bare bodies bound together in love. My original title was “Blood, Sweat and Semen” but that seemed a little too scandalous so I changed it. I … Continue reading Sex