Molly Caro May shares a personal story about new motherhood and her unexpected postpartum difficulties . . .
EXCERPT: “Pregnancy may have knocked me over, but I had labored like Wonder Woman. If the upswing trajectory followed, postpartum would be manageable, maybe even a breeze.”
ABOUT MOLLY CARO MAY
Molly Caro May is a writer whose work explores body, place and the foreign. She leads writing workshops across the country and her work has appeared in Orion Magazine, Salon, and Fourth Genre, among others. Her memoir, The Map of Enough: One Woman’s Search For Place (Counterpoint Press) was published in 2014. She lives with her husband and daughter in Bozeman, Montana where she is co-founder of the Thunderhead Writers’ Collective. Her next book explores emotional inheritance through the matrilineal lineage.