Pregnancy & Motherhood

Posted on the Jan 14, 2014 by Carlin Ross
I have to hand it to California. First, they dropped the requirement that only doctors with hospital privileges could perform abortions (it was one of those Operation Rescue friendly laws that made...
Posted on the Dec 17, 2013 by Carlin Ross
This image of a water birth is so beautiful.  The second image just moves me.    It may be my inner mermaid talking but if I ever give birth it will be in water. 
Posted on the Dec 12, 2013 by Carlin Ross
Posted on the Dec 02, 2013 by Betty Dodson
Dear Dr. Betty, I recently had a beautiful baby boy 3 months ago and everything is going so amazing with him here and life in general, except for making love. My husband and I used to have sex 3 or 4...
Posted on the Nov 13, 2013 by Betty Dodson
Hi Betty, I just gave birth on October to a beautiful little boy. I had to have a cesarean, and as with all births, I'm not allowed to have sex for around 6 weeks total. My question comes in with the...
Posted on the Oct 18, 2013 by Carlin Ross
I love this image, a self portrait of artist Ana Álvarez-Errecalde. She had a recurring dream of the placenta and the umbilical cord, things that most women never see when giving birth. Anything...
Posted on the Sep 19, 2013 by Carlin Ross
I love this photo series of a home birth our doula blogger Jessica Kramer attended - so beautiful.
Posted on the Sep 15, 2013 by Carlin Ross
I love Anastasia Chernyavsky's work. I linked to one of her photos on Facebook and got a warning about suggestive content. Why can't motherhood be sensual?
Posted on the Sep 14, 2013 by Betty Dodson
Dear Dr. Betty, I am twenty seven years old, and I experienced my first orgasm this past year towards the end of my second pregnancy. My body was getting ready for labor, and I was having mild...
Posted on the Sep 03, 2013 by Carlin Ross
Anastasia Chernyavsky's work is so refreshing.  She captures the beauty of motherhood without sacrificing it's inherent sensuality. I love her deep red nipples...her curvy stomach...and the look...
Posted on the Jul 19, 2013 by Carlin Ross
I love these women for being honest and putting themselves out there in such a public way.  Marijuana makes me a better person because it helps me let go of my everything-must-be-perfect...
Posted on the Jun 12, 2013 by Carlin Ross
This poster is from a series commissioned by AMMAR - Argentina's Sex Workers Association. Sex work is legal in Argentina but unregulated...unprotected.  And 86% of their sex workers are mothers...
Posted on the Jun 11, 2013 by Carlin Ross
Another photo by Anastasia Chernyasky *sigh*
Posted on the Jun 09, 2013 by Carlin Ross
This is another photo by Anastasia Chernyasky.  I have a picture of me as a young girl in my panties with my hair trailing down my back...just like this one. It's a wonderful memory.
Posted on the Jun 03, 2013 by Carlin Ross
I love this picture...the milk running down her breast, her young daughter hanging on her thigh, her new baby in her arms.  Photo by Anastasia Chernyavsky