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I'm Kristen, a feminist mother of three boys, a writer, a birth doula, a recent PhD grad in philosophy, and an advocate for informed options in childbirth. I like nuance, compassion, coffee, and the occasional dose of immature humor. I don't like dogmatism, closed-mindedness, pickled red beets, and people who take themselves too seriously. Birthing Beautiful Ideas is about all of this (and a bit more).

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The Good Mother Myth

The Good Mother Myth is here! (Disclaimer: I have an essay published in this anthology. SQUEE!) Order your copy today from Amazon, Barnes and Noble, or your local indie bookstore.

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It's all Fun and Games until Someone Gets Breastmilk in their Eyes

And oldie but goodie: Um. Yeah. My kid had pink eye, and putting breastmilk in his eye may have cleared it up. Don't judge me: just hear me out for a second.

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