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And now we have everything : on motherhood before I was ready

Author: Meaghan O'Connell
Publisher: New York : Little Brown and Company, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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O'Connell is a smart twentysomething who treats her pregnancy like a new project, researching and planning. She envisions a natural birth and a year of wholesome breast feeding. But things do not go as she expects. Life throws curveballs, and after 40 hours of contractions, she opts for a C-section. She manages to nurse for a year but resents her baby's control over her body. This is not a book about the wonders of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Nonfiction
Anecdotes
Biography
Named Person: Meaghan O'Connell
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Meaghan O'Connell
ISBN: 9780316393843 0316393843
OCLC Number: 1000583593
Description: v, 230 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Baby fever --
Holding patterns (1 to 41.5) --
A birth story --
Sleepless nights --
A certain kind of mammal --
Slacker parent --
Maternal instincts --
Dry spell --
Extra room (1 to 26).
Other Titles: On motherhood before I was ready
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Operating Instructions for the Millennial set: a fiercely honest account of becoming a mother before you're "ready."  Read more...

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"[O'Connell's] account is energised by her devotion to revealing the truth... Her book is a testament, a gift to mothers who might want their realities confirmed, as well as to everyone else."--R. O. Read more...

 
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