7. When Your Mother Was Never Pregnant

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By Chanie Alexandra Fingerer and Chanie Fingerer. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

As an adoptee, Rachel Safer tells us how that influenced her feelings around pregnancy. Her story sharing style is hilarious as she bemoaned all of the discomforts of her pregnancy. Rachel tells us about her hospitalization when she got Covid in her 9th month, how sharing her pregnancy with the public brought on lots of unsolicited feedback and teaches us a lesson about self advocacy to get the medical care you deserve.

Rachel Safer is the writer and creator behind @modestisthenewblack and rachelsarasafer.com. She is also podcast host to “A Safer Space” which can be found on Patreon. Rachel is an ASL student with hopes to become an ASL interpreter while she juggles all the dreams with the responsibilities of being a full time mom to her little guy AY.

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