All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘book review’

  • Birth Matters

    Review and Giveaway: Ina May Gaskin’s “Birth Matters: A Midwife’s Manifesta”


    When I was asked to review Ina May Gaskin’s latest book, Birth Matters: A Midwife’s Manifesta,” I think that I literally let out an audible “SQUEE!”  I might have even jumped up and down a couple of times.  Pregnant belly and all. I count myself …

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  • Discovery Witches

    Sexy Vampires


    You know I’m a fan of all-things-vampire, right? Buffy. True Blood. Nosferatu (whom I swear I resemble when a) I have a head cold and b) I pull my hair back over my forehead.) And yes, people, this feminist has even been-there-done-that with the whole …

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  • Arms Wide Open

    Arms Wide Open: A Book Review


    I think I should just go ahead and state from the outset that I loved–savored, relished, adored–Patricia Harman’s latest memoir, Arms Wide Open: A Midwife’s Journey. It’s a gorgeous, poignant, funny, and even enjoyably imperfect book, and I’m darn near ready to recommend it to …

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  • Catchingbabies

    Catching Babies Blog Series: Tolerating Risk in the U.S. Maternity Care System


    A series of interviews with author J.D. Kleinke on topics raised in his new novel, Catching Babies. Today, I talk with J.D. Kleinke about risk tolerance, both as it pertains to his book, Catching Babies, and as it pertains to doctors, women, and the U.S. …

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  • Get Me Out

    Get Me Out: A Review and Giveaway


    Update: Congratulations to randomly-selected winner Katie Seelinger! Review of: Get Me Out: A History of Childbirth from the Garden of Eden to the Sperm Bank by Randi Hutter Epstein, M.D. Listed retail price: $15.95 (paperback), $24.95 (hardcover) My review: From the title, one might think …

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