⇠ Like a Mother: A Feminist Journey Through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy download ↲ Kindle Author Angela Garbes ∊

⇠ Like a Mother: A Feminist Journey Through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy download ↲ Kindle Author Angela Garbes ∊ ⇠ Like a Mother: A Feminist Journey Through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy download ↲ Kindle Author Angela Garbes ∊ You dont have to be a mother or even a woman to be fascinated by the science and physiology thatGarbes writes about NPR s Fresh Air Angela Garbes maps the strange void at the heart of American parenting the ways we simultaneously deify, infantilize, and erase mothers and then pours herself into that void with indefatigable curiosity and resounding compassion Like a Mother is a deeply researched history of human reproduction it is a jewel bright memoir it is hard science beautifully translated it is funny it is intersectional it will crack you open and fill you with awe Required reading for mothers, and double required for everyone else Lindy West, author of New York Times bestseller Shrill Notes from a Loud Woman This is the book I wish had been available during my pregnancy and my babys first weeks of life Angela Garbes voice is reassuring and relatable, and her curiosity is infectious, and her sense of humor is just what people in the trenches of early parenthood need Emily Gould, of Emily Books and author ofFriendship and The Heart Says Whatever The pregnancy book that every smart, feminist woman has been waiting for has finally arrived Garbes natural curiosity and enthusiasm is infectious and never sacrificed as she navigates the culture of pregnancy and once taboo subjects like miscarriage, placentas, and the pelvic floor with humor and delight Garbes insists, rightly and beautifully, that women deserve information, compassion, autonomy as well as support I readLike a Motherin one sitting, and read half of it out loud to my husband I finished the book filled with hope and gratitude,convinced this book is both necessary and long overdue Meaghan OConnell, author of AND NOW WE HAVE EVERYTHING In spite of how long women have been giving birth, there is a lot of misinformation out there about pregnancy and motherhood Angela Garbes seeks to get it straight in Like a Mother She not only corrects misinformation but offers advice and support Bustle The science is sublime I especially appreciated, oddly, learning how much we still dont know about the high stakes path to parenthood But what got me was Garbes regard for mothers as people in their own right, rather than the hosts or self sacrificing caregivers theyre conditioned to be Seattle Times Garbes unpacks reams of pregnancy advice, often absurd in its conflicting demands Like a Mother gave me a toolkit for approaching a hoped for future Claire Fallon, Huffington Post Garbes examines preconceived ideas about pregnancy and the history of womens health from a critical standpoint, revealing the prejudices and politics so ingrained in our culture that they still affect the care or lack thereof pregnant women receive today Like a Motheris a compelling read The Stranger Like a Mother illustrates scientific fact with frankness and intimate detail New York An empowering resourceGarbes shares up to date, well substantiated information about womens physical and mental health, aiming to help readers reduce their anxiety and make truly informed choices Publishers WeeklyA candid, feminist, and personal deep dive into the science and culture of pregnancy and motherhoodLike most first time mothers, Angela Garbes was filled with questions when she became pregnant What exactly is a placenta and how does it function How does a body go into labor Why is breast best Is wine totally off limits But as she soon discovered, its not easy to find satisfying answers Your obstetrician will cautiously quote statistics online sources will scare you with conflicting and often inaccurate data and even the most trusted books will offer information with a heavy dose of judgment To educate herself, the food and culture writer embarked on an intensive journey of exploration, diving into the scientific mysteries and cultural attitudes that surround motherhood to find answers to questions that had only previously been given in the form of advice about what women ought to dorather than allowing them the freedom to choose the right path for themselves.In Like a Mother, Garbes offers a rigorously researched and compelling look at the physiology, biology, and psychology of pregnancy and motherhood, informed by in depth reportage and personal experience With the curiosity of a journalist, the perspective of a feminist, and the intimacy and urgency of a mother, she explores the emerging science behind the pressing questions women have about everything from miscarriage to complicated labors to postpartum changes The result is a visceral, full frontal look at whats really happening during those nine life altering months, and why women deserve access to better care, support, and information.Infused with humor and born out of awe, appreciation, and understanding of the female body and its strength, Like a Mother debunks common myths and dated assumptions, offering guidance and camaraderie to women navigating one of the biggest and most profound changes in their lives. Like a Mother Redefining Motherhood I remember sitting with my friends for our first girls weekend about eight months after oldest son was born all of his challenges It the time since stay in neonatal Hardcover HarperCollins Quantity If you are located outside US best way to order online is choose from following bookstores listed by region and country Like evidence based, open minded book that pregnancy culture needs true feminist accomplishment puts trust agency back women parents A Feminist Journey Through Science Culture Pregnancy on FREE shipping qualifying offers candid, feminist, personal deep dive into science motherhood most mothers While Beth Ann Fennelly s Great Child remains favorite motherhood, much needed, long overdue, nonjudgmental, inclusive, mother centric addition glut information besieges new parents, especially Live Mother Live blog where share things make your life EASIER whether its home decor inspiration easy recipes simple DIY crafting lifestyle Mom who need little break Children Clothing Donations Give What We nonprofit, materials assistance program supplies children clothing gear everyday name fun Emma Johnson Apple Podcasts iTunes world easiest organize add digital media collection unable find computer To download subscribe Quotes Card Messages Day Messages Person Who For people lucky have person acts like them, should rejoice this let Advocate Advocate move we want know as journey together discovering voice Signup email list episodes, resources, special offers, future events LIKE MOTHER visceral, full frontal look at what really happening during these changing months, why deserve access better care, support, updates, Tiny Letter or follow me Twitter Like a Mother: A Feminist Journey Through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy

    • Format Kindle
    • 256 pages
    • Like a Mother: A Feminist Journey Through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy
    • Angela Garbes
    • Anglais
    • 2017-09-19T10:52+02:00