The baby diaries: Childbirth

The few days before going to the hospital I remember being uncharacteristically calm. Almost zen. I suppose after months of running through every possible scenario in my mind (in fact, googling every conceivable thing that could go wrong during labor- from kidney failure to low blood pressure), there was nothing…

The baby diaries: Pregnancy

It is strange: the sound of a crying baby in the house, or the sound of Disney cartoons blasting from the TV for that matter. Almost three months later and I still catch myself staring at my daughter in bewilderment, wondering who is this wailing creature (albeit a remarkably adorable…