I just heard that the Royal Baby is a boy. Welcome to the club, Princess Shiny Locks! It's kind of a running joke among my colleagues that nearly all of the gender advisors have given birth to boys. A brave new world for me - what the heck did I know about circumcision care before Baby Z arrived? Or about that particular body part in general? I have to admit that I started re-examining my feminist principles when we find out we were having an XY. At least now I know that there's still a lot of cute baby stuff for boys. I was hoping to squash any gender-coding on my part, but here I am, ordering loads of goodies from etsy.com with trucks, zoo animals, and soccer balls, or items in navy or powder blue. I'm just glad that Baby Z arrived in relative solitude and quiet.
"Baby Weight" by Cheryl Strayed