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IMMUNE: A JOURNEY INTO THE MYSTERIOUS SYSTEM THAT KEEPS YOU ALIVE
Philipp Dettmer
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Life After Birth
Kate Figes

Classification : Family & Relationships
Pub Date : Aug 07, 2008
Imprint : Virago
Page Extent : 320
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9781844084661
Price : 999

About the book
Forget about the baby for just one minute; what about you?


New motherhood changes everything. Few women are prepared for the radical shifts in identity, emotional intensity and relations with friends, family and the father of their child. In this fully revised and updated edition of the classic book that first bust the conspiracy of silence surrounding the upheaval of new motherhood, Kate Figes draws on medical and historical research, the invention of 'good' motherhood as well as personal testimony to reassure new mothers everywhere that they are not only normal if they find things difficult, but also doing fine.
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'The complete manual of the terrors, exhaustion and passionate emotions of the post-partum existence. A classic' THE TIMES

'A sanctuary of revelation about the bafflingly contradictory experience of becoming and being a mother . . . In places I laughed aloud in relieved recognition' Rebecca Abrams, INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY

'[I] salute Kate Figes's sensitive book which, admirably, helps redress the balance between the plethora of pregnancy manuals and the ridiculous paucity of advice on how to cope after' Leonie Miller, MAIL ON SUNDAY
[I] salute Kate Figes's sensitive book which, admirably, helps redress the balance between the plethora of pregnancy manuals and the ridiculous paucity of advice on how to cope after
A sanctuary of revelation about the bafflingly contradictory experience of becoming and being a mother . . . In places I laughed aloud in relieved recognition
The complete manual of the terrors, exhaustion and passionate emotions of the post-partum existence. A classic
     
Kate Figes
Kate Figes is the author of four previous works of non-fiction: The Big Fat Bitch Book, Life After Birth, The Terrible Teens - What Every Parent Needs to Know and, most recently,...(+)
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