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The Resource Like a mother : a feminist journey through the science and culture of pregnancy, Angela Garbes

Like a mother : a feminist journey through the science and culture of pregnancy, Angela Garbes

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Like a mother : a feminist journey through the science and culture of pregnancy
Title
Like a mother
Title remainder
a feminist journey through the science and culture of pregnancy
Statement of responsibility
Angela Garbes
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Language
eng
Summary
A candid, feminist, and personal deep dive into the science and culture of pregnancy and motherhood. Like 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, it's 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 do--rather 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 what's 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
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Garbes, Angela
Dewey number
618.2
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Pregancy
  • Infants
  • Childbirth
  • Women's health
  • Pregnant women
  • Motherhood in popular culture
Target audience
adult
Label
Like a mother : a feminist journey through the science and culture of pregnancy, Angela Garbes
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Copyright
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I ONE OF YOU -- ch. 1 Now What? -- ch. 2 Imperfect Choices -- ch. 3 An Organ As Two-Faced As Time -- ch. 4 Before I Had A Baby, I Had A Miscarriage -- pt. II TWO OF YOU -- ch. 5 The Best-Laid Plans -- ch. 6 Take Care -- ch. 7 Mother's Milk -- pt. III A NEW YOU -- ch. 8 What This Body Means -- ch. 9 The Seat of Power -- ch. 10 Unfolding
Control code
000062744228
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 244 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780062662941
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)1037096051
Label
Like a mother : a feminist journey through the science and culture of pregnancy, Angela Garbes
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I ONE OF YOU -- ch. 1 Now What? -- ch. 2 Imperfect Choices -- ch. 3 An Organ As Two-Faced As Time -- ch. 4 Before I Had A Baby, I Had A Miscarriage -- pt. II TWO OF YOU -- ch. 5 The Best-Laid Plans -- ch. 6 Take Care -- ch. 7 Mother's Milk -- pt. III A NEW YOU -- ch. 8 What This Body Means -- ch. 9 The Seat of Power -- ch. 10 Unfolding
Control code
000062744228
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 244 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780062662941
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)1037096051

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