I employ no hyperbole when I say that pregnancy is a miracle. Yes, at times it is a miracle of swollen ankles and queasy stomachs and aches and pains in places you didn’t know could be sore—but all for the simple reason that you are growing and sustaining an actual human being. I think sometimes we become dull to the miracle, which might be the greatest shame of all. After all, it happens every day, all around the world. It is so commonplace as to become ordinary.
But I cannot think of an experience more extraordinary.Read More