Episode 1: Catalogue Baby

Catalogue Baby

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Myriam Steinberg is a writer based in Vancouver, BC. Myriam's in her forties and she's been trying to have a baby on her own for the last five years. She’s documenting her experience in a graphic novel called Catalogue Baby. 

 Myriam Steinberg from her upcoming graphic novel, Catalogue Baby. Image by Christache Ross.

Myriam Steinberg from her upcoming graphic novel, Catalogue Baby. Image by Christache Ross.

I wanted to talk to Myriam because she and I faced a similar decision after going through a breakup. We both had to ask ourselves: do I want to have a baby badly enough that I’m going to try to have one on my own?

My answer was no. But Myriam’s answer was yes. And her path to conceiving a child has been rocky, to put it mildly. 

Don't miss this episode! Myriam is so beautifully open and honest about her experience, her choices, and her hopes for the future. I'll be checking back in with her in a little while to see how she's doing.


More about Myriam

 Photo credit: Diane Smithers

Photo credit: Diane Smithers

 

Myriam Steinberg lives a life soaked in culture. She has spent years making art and organizing festivals. She is now entering the world of graphic novels. The craziness of her last several years of trying to conceive a child has inspired her to share her story with the world in the hopes that it will help others.

Read more about Myriam's graphic novel, Catalogue Baby, at: www.cataloguebabynovel.com

Follow Myriam on Instagram.