Misconceptions

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Random House, Jun 8, 2011 - Health & Fitness - 288 pages
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Every year, millions of women have their lives turned inside out by the experience of pregnancy. A contemporary woman find herself caught in an absurd paradox: while in the grip of one of the most primal, lonely, sensual and, in some ways, psychologically debilitating and physically dangerous experiences, she is overwhelmed by invasive, trivialising and infantilising cultural messages about what is happening to her - and who really owns the experience.

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Review: Misconceptions: Truth, Lies, and the Unexpected on the Journey to Motherhood

User Review  - Maryann JD - Goodreads

a quick, enlightening read. i read ina may's guide to childbirth a few months ago, and a lot of what is covered in this book is also touched upon (often more in-depth) in her book. however, i really ... Read full review

Review: Misconceptions: Truth, Lies, and the Unexpected on the Journey to Motherhood

User Review  - Michelle - Goodreads

This is the first Naomi Wolf book I have read. I enjoyed reading about her personal thoughts and feelings about her own pregnancy. With regard to her views on the hospital system, whilst her anecdotes ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Naomi Wolf is a bestselling American writer, known for her advocacy of feminism and progressive politics. She became internationally famous with the publication of her first book, The Beauty Myth, in 1991, and has gone on to write a subsequent six titles including: Fire with Fire, Promiscuities, Misconceptions and The Tree House.