Category Archives: Birth

Anna Karenina, or the Wicked Woman

I went to see Anna Karenina in the Abbey Theatre last night. As I expected, it was a stunning play. The scenes were lighting swift, the snow was copious, the actors were beautiful. And every male character in it was … Continue reading

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Things I wish someone had told me about babies (in no particular order)

Babies want to be held all the time. Get a sling or baby carrier and make life easier. Babies have no sense of day or night. Forget the idea that you’ll sleep at night and be awake during the day. … Continue reading

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Waterbirth on Instagram

View this post on Instagram That moment you hold your daughter for the first time. Relief. Excitement. Love. Bliss. @jennifermasonphotography #birth #homebirth #birthphotography #birthwithoutfear A post shared by Birth Without Fear™ (@birthwithoutfear) on Apr 21, 2015 at 3:24pm PDT

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The easy way to equality

How do we get greater equality for women in the workplace? Simple. Give men paternity leave. The wealth gap between women and men is not as simple as different pay scales (though I’m old enough to remember the ad in … Continue reading

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