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  - Ju Transcendancing - Goodreads

This was a really interesting book and a really good read. However, it is worth noting that it is *very* US centric. I took a lot of insight from this about how I want to practice as a midwife ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Rebecca - Goodreads

While I may change my mind after actually giving birth, at least based on my current experiences with my doctors it seems that things have begun to change in the 14 years since this book was released ... 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.