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When Motherhood Feels Like a Dress Rehearsal for the Real Thing

It occurs to me sometimes that I am meandering through life still trying to figure things out in my mid-thirties, the age at which I had always assumed I would be finished with figuring out all the things. It pains me, at these times, to consider the fact that I am dragging my poor kids

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Homebirth in Connecticut, Part II

Last year, the Connecticut Superior Court considered an administrative appeal by two midwives who were sanctioned by the state’s Medical Examining Board (the agency that licenses physicians) for the alleged practice of medicine without a license.  I would love to summarize the facts of the case here, but it’s a long story with lots of

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