Thanksgiving in Mongolia

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19 weeks gestation

In The New Yorker Ariel Levy writes about the experience of miscarrying in the fifth month of pregnancy. “For a length of time I cannot delineate, I sat there, awestruck, transfixed. Every finger, every toenail, the golden shadow of his eyebrows coming in, the elegance of his shoulders—all of it was miraculous, astonishing.” Read the entire piece here: Thanksgiving in Mongolia (The photo above of a fetus in the womb at 18 weeks was taken by Lennart Nilsson.)