motherhood


V.21 No.28 | 7/12/2012
Erin Adair-Hodges

Mama Crass

What a Way to Make a Livin’

The American workplace is built for 1950s Man, a pomaded machine who didn’t need vacation or time with his kids.
V.19 No.18 | 5/6/2010
Model Molly Krause teaches prenatal yoga classes at Hot Yoga Downtown, which she co-owns. Krause is expecting her second daughter in August. Photo and styling by Jack Atlantis.
Photo and styling by Jack Atlantis

Feature

The Art of Baby Catching

Modern midwifery in New Mexico

Every now and again, my mother will look at my sisters and me with a self-satisfied little smile and declare, “I grew you girls!” Technically, she’s correct. She successfully performed one of nature’s coolest party tricks and produced three other healthy human lives. Furthermore, she suffered no birth-related injuries or residual complications (except for the mild mental derangement that most parents develop). Mom has every right to feel proud of her achievements. But the odds for such happy outcomes were stacked in her favor.

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V.18 No.53 | 12/31/2009
Joanna (left) and Tamara at a family dinner
Courtesey of Joanna

News Profile

Baby Blues

A same-sex couple's quest for a child

Tamara and Joanna thought they'd already be in Albuquerque, fixing up the home they own, nesting with a newborn. Instead, their attempts to have a baby drained away tens of thousands of dollars. "Here we are, $40,000 or so down the line, and nothing to show for it," Tamara says. "That's hard."

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