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The brink of being : talking about miscarriage / Julia Bueno.

Bueno, Julia, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Homer Public Library 618.392 BUE 000152042 Nonfiction Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780143133230
  • ISBN: 0143133233
  • Physical Description: xxviii, 290 pages ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: [New York] : Penguin Books, 2019.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [261]-279) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
A child in mind: the unconceived, barely conceived, unusually conceived -- Derailed: early miscarriage -- A conspicuous absence: late miscarriage -- Again and again and again: recurrent miscarriage -- Ripples: partners, family members, others -- Efforts to remember, pressure to forget: funerals, memorials, campaigns.
Summary, etc.:
The author blends women's stories (including her own) with research and analysis, exploring the effect of pregnancy loss on women and highlighting the ways in which our society fails to effectively respond to it. -- adapted from back cover.
Subject: Miscarriage.
Miscarriage > Psychological aspects.
Abortion, Spontaneous.
Miscarriage > Psychological aspects.
MEDICAL / Gynecology & Obstetrics.