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The Joy Of Later Motherhood

Author : Bettina Gordon-Wayne
ISBN : 9781683506829
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Did you ever Google “pregnancy after 35” or “getting pregnant at 40” for helpful advice and inspiration on your way to motherhood? Did your excitement and hope turn into disbelief and shock when your search turned up millions of gut wrenching stories on the risks and dangers of later pregnancies and the staggering rise of age related infertility in women? The Joy of Later Motherhood is the much-needed antidote to all the negative hype surrounding motherhood at advanced maternal age (which is 35+). Written by seasoned journalist Bettina Gordon-Wayne—herself a first-time mom at 44 and the third generation of women in her family who did not get the memo that conceiving a baby after 40 is dangerous, if not outright impossible—The Joy of Later Motherhood is: Positive, honest, deeply human, and an inspiring guide to mature motherhood that will undoubtedly boost your fertility and your chances of getting pregnant; Full of real-life stories and helpful insights of more than 40 women over 40 (and top natural fertility experts) who all had natural pregnancies and healthy babies. With love and candor these women tell of heartbreak—like infertility diagnosis and miscarriage—and triumph—from healing diseases to finding their faith. They share their stories in order to empower other women to approach the topic of later motherhood from a position of strength and courage and to show them what’s possible and, in fact, natural. If you are looking for a medical book focused on only the physical aspect of pregnancy, this may not be the right one for you. The Joy of Later Motherhood is written by experts of a different kind. It’s written from the perspective of the women who actually achieved what millions of women are striving for: naturally conceiving a healthy baby after 35 and, especially, after 40. You’ll learn how to prepare for pregnancy, even if you choose in vitro fertilization or were diagnosed with unexplained infertility or were trying to get pregnant for years. You’ll get advice on how to get pregnant naturally and what natural family planning methods worked for other women. But maybe most importantly, you’ll learn that trying to get pregnant is not just a physical matter, but also a matter of the mind and maybe even your spiritual beliefs as these women attest to. The Joy of Later Motherhood is for you if the following rings true: You hear your biological clock ticking, but you don’t want to be in a panic about it like everyone else. You are afraid that your body may fail you. Or that your contradictory thoughts—“I would love to have a baby, but I don’t think I can give up my freedom!”—may influence your fertility. You feel alone and isolated because you’ve already experienced more than your fair share of heartache. You need different perspectives to help you go on. You wonder if it is fair to a child to have older parents and whether he’ll have to shoulder the burden of an ailing mother or father long before his peers. Maybe you are worried or are upset. Maybe you doubt that motherhood will ever happen for you. We get it. We’ve been there. With our stories, we want to lovingly see you through this journey as much as we can. We’ve got you.
Category: Family & Relationships

Social Support And Motherhood Reissue

Author : Oakley, Ann
ISBN : 9781447349488
Genre : Social Science
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Drawing on her long experience as an academic researcher and writer, Ann Oakley develops a sociology of the research process itself, telling the story of how a research project is undertaken and what happens during it, to both researchers and those who are researched. This remarkable book focuses on a topic of great importance in the provision of health services – caring and social support. Setting neglect of this topic in the wider context of an ongoing crisis in gendering knowledge, Social support and motherhood is now reissued for a contemporary audience. It has much resonance for social science researchers and others interested in the experiences of mothers, and in the relations between social research, academic knowledge and public policy.
Category: Social Science

Cultural Institutions Of The Novel

Author : Deidre Lynch
ISBN : UOM:39015040649355
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The story of the development of the novel—its origin, rise, and increasing popularity as a narrative form in an ever-expanding range of geographic and cultural sites—is familiar and, according to the contributors to this volume, severely limited. In a far-reaching blend of comparative literature and transnational cultural studies, this collection shifts the study of the novel away from a consideration of what makes a particular narrative a novel to a consideration of how novels function and what cultural work they perform—from what novels are, to what they do. The essays in Cultural Institutions of the Novel find new ways to analyze how a genre notorious for its aesthetic unruliness has become institutionalized—defined, legitimated, and equipped with a canon. With a particular focus on the status of novels as commodities, their mediation of national cultures, and their role in transnational exchange, these pieces range from the seventeenth century to the present and examine the forms and histories of the novel in England, Nigeria, Japan, France, New Zealand, Canada, and the United States. Works by Jane Austen, Natsume Sôseki, Gabriel García Márquez, Buchi Emecheta, and Toni Morrison are among those explored as Cultural Institutions of the Novel investigates how theories of “the” novel and disputes about which narratives count as novels shape social struggles and are implicated in contests over cultural identity and authority. Challenging the notion that the novel is a Western franchise, examining the ways that novels navigate between cultures, and offering new ways to think about novels, this is a pivotal and indispensable volume for student, scholar, and teacher alike. Contributors. Susan Z. Andrade, Lauren Berlant, Homer Brown, Michelle Burnham, James A. Fujii, Nancy Glazener, Dane Johnson, Lisa Lowe, Deidre Lynch, Jann Matlock, Dorothea von Mücke, Bridget Orr, Clifford Siskin, Katie Trumpener, William B. Warner
Category: Literary Criticism

The Joy Of Being Single

Author : Janice Harayda
ISBN : 0385232713
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 55.18 MB
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Provides a fresh approach to living life as a single, with guidance on getting dates, fixing up an apartment, menu planning, celebrating the holidays, and personal financial management
Category: Social Science

American Motherhood

Author : Della Thompson Lutes
ISBN : UOM:39015014209319
Genre : Child care
File Size : 42.46 MB
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Category: Child care

Ngambika

Author : Carole E. Davies
ISBN : UVA:X006146773
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Category: Literary Criticism

Conscious Motherhood

Author : Emma Marwedel
ISBN : UCAL:$B305308
Genre : Child development
File Size : 43.30 MB
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Category: Child development

Author : Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch Publications Society, New York
ISBN : UCAL:$B8383
Genre : Jews
File Size : 53.74 MB
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Category: Jews

Reinventing Ourselves After Motherhood

Author : Susan Lewis
ISBN : 0809223759
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 50.90 MB
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Susan Lewis explores the hows and whys of making the decision to halt or alter a career and the ramifications that may result. From reidentifying oneself among peers to the changing relationship with one's spouse, Lewis uses insightful anecdotes, humor, and compassion to help women cope and ultimately thrive during this challenging transition.
Category: Business & Economics

Radiant Motherhood A Book For Those Who Are Creating The Future

Author : Marie Carmichael Stopes
ISBN : EAN:4064066234522
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 89.27 MB
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"Radiant Motherhood: A Book for Those Who are Creating the Future" by Marie Carmichael Stopes. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.
Category: Fiction

The Motherhood Report

Author : Louis E. Genevie
ISBN : 0025429701
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 39.7 MB
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Drawing on a nationwide study, this book reveals how women feel about motherhood, their children, and their spouses, including why they feel fulfilled or bretrayed and whether they view themselves as good or bad mothers
Category: Social Science

The Motherhood Report

Author : Louis Genevie
ISBN : 0070230641
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 31.94 MB
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Drawing on a nationwide study, this book reveals how women feel about motherhood, their children, and their spouses, including why they feel fulfilled or betrayed and whether they view themselves as good or bad mothers
Category: Social Science

American Motherhood

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ISBN : UTEXAS:059172131670522
Genre : Child psychology
File Size : 38.48 MB
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Category: Child psychology

Writing Across Cultures

Author : Brill Academic Pub
ISBN : 9042013087
Genre : Literary Criticism
File Size : 33.93 MB
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This is a timely and comprehensive study combining various critical approaches to the fiction of Buchi Emecheta, one of Africa's most illustrious and contentious women writers. Feminist (Showalter, Cixous, Kristeva) and postcolonial approaches (writing back) are taken to Emecheta's texts to illuminate the personal, political and aesthetic ramifications of the production of this “born writer.” Poststructural programmes of analysis are shown to be less relevant to this writer's fiction than Marxist and Bakhtinian perspectives. Emecheta is shown to be a bridge-builder between two cultures and two worlds in narratives (both challenging and popular) characterized by ambiguity, ambivalence and double-voiced discourse, all of which evince the writer's determination to expose imaginatively the colonial heritage of centre-periphery conflicts, cultural corruption, ethnic discrimination, gender oppression, and the migrant experience in multiracial communities.
Category: Literary Criticism