Ready for Air
A Journey Through Premature Motherhood
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||University of Minnesota Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $19.95|
| Book Description: |
For Kate Hopper, pregnancy is downright unpleasant. She is tired and heavy and worried, and she wants her wine and caffeine back. But then, at a routine checkup, her doctor frowns at her chart and says, "I'm worried about a couple of things"--and unpleasant suddenly seems like paradise. What follows is a harrowing, poignant, and occasionally hysterical journey through premature motherhood, from the starting point of "leaking a little protein" to the early delivery of her tiny...