Like a Mother: A Feminist Journey Through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy

Like a Mother: A Feminist Journey Through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy

by Angela Garbes

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062662941
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 05/29/2018
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 46,604
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Angela Garbes is a Seattle-based writer specializing in food, bodies, women’s health, and issues of racial equity and diversity. Garbes began writing for The Stranger in 2006, and became a staff writer in 2014. Her piece “The More I Learn About Breast Milk, the More Amazed I Am” is the publication’s most-read piece in its twenty-four-year history, and the inspiration for this book. Garbes is an experienced public speaker, frequent radio and podcast guest, and event moderator. She grew up in a food-obsessed, immigrant Filipino household and now lives in Seattle with her husband and two children.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I One of You

Chapter 1 Now What? 15

Chapter 2 Imperfect Choices 35

Chapter 3 An Organ as Two-Faced as Time 57

Chapter 4 Before I Had A Baby, I Had A Miscarriage 75

Part II Two of You

Chapter 5 The Best-Laid Plans 93

Chapter 6 Take Care 121

Chapter 7 Mother's Milk 141

Part III A New You

Chapter 8 What this Body Means 165

Chapter 9 The Seat of Power 189

Chapter 10 Unfolding 215

Acknowledgments 233

Notes 237

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Anonymous 7 months ago
The only pregnancy book you need to read! Smart, insightful, full of excellent research and delivered in a down-to-earth, personal way!