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A Nurse Can Make All The Difference.

THE BACKSTORY: Blue was caught totally off-guard by this shoulder pain, we tried several different solutions including shoulder rubs, walking, getting Blue fizzy water so she could burp, and anything else we could come up with throughout the night but it wasn’t until a nurse suggested some Gas-X that the pain went away.  We later […]

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Told You So

THE BACKSTORY: It’s pretty adorable to all of us that Matt and our baby share the same birthday! It’s also nice to get these birth comics wrapped up just before the baby’s first birthday. We apologize for posting the comic late, but our internet was down yesterday, so we just let it go into the […]

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Choice Revisited

THE BACKSTORY: I wish I could have seen my damn intestines. I wasn’t exactly planning a cesarean, but I wanted to accept it as my reality with bravery and thankfulness. There is no one way to give birth, but I feel like every way you can give birth is brave. I wanted to watch them […]

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Nothing From The Nipples Down.

THE BACKSTORY: That last panel depicts a moment that was particularly important for Blue.  During the whole procedure. she felt very attached to this nurse, who had been incredibly comforting and grounding.  Blue mentions in memory that, as she was receiving her epidural, the nurse held her in a way that was incredibly intimate and […]

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About To Get Cut Open, No Big Deal.

THE BACKSTORY: Blue’s anesthesiologist had a really intense energy about him, I’m not sure if the first panel really does him justice.  That kind of energy can be reassuring, but major surgery is still major surgery.  The whole evening as I was thinking about Blue’s cesarean, I kept trying to hold back all the disaster fantasies […]

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