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If you knew what you know, would you have become a mother?

Would you have signed up for the crusty noses, the vomit and the poop?
Would you have applied for the drama, the losses and the back talk?
Would you have agreed to the driving, the scheduling, and the planning?
Would you have understood the worry, the guilt, and the anxiety?

If you knew what you know, would you have become a mother?

I have seen mothers lose their babies at birth and hold them until they could hold them no longer.

I have seen mothers serve as advocates for their child with special needs. Driving vans for wheelchairs, their trunks full of medication. They blog, argue and work for the rights of their child.

I have seen mothers sit for hours at recitals and at meets and on bleachers, losing entire days to watch their child run, or…

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