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 MotherhoodUser Review - Goodreads
I would have given it four stars but there was just too much biological essentialist, women are hormones, stuff going on for my taste Read full review
Review: Misconceptions: Truth, Lies, and the Unexpected on the Journey to MotherhoodUser Review - Sharon - Goodreads
Why didn't I read this book before I had my kids? Could not put it down. Wolf chronicles her own first pregnancy and delivery and provides a fascinating look at the true motives behind the American ... Read full review