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In Misconceptions Lies and Kindle #208 bestselling author Naomi Wolf she demythologizes motherhood and reveals the dangers of common assumptions about childbirth With uncompromising honesty she describes how hormones eroded her sense of independence ultrasounds tested her commitment to abortion rights and the keepers of the OBGYN establishment lacked compassion The weeks after her first daughters Misconceptions Truth MOBI #194 birth taught her how society employers and even husbands can manipulate new mothers She had bewildering post partum depression but learned that a surprisingly high percentage of women experience it Wolfs courageous willingness to talk about the unexpected difficulties of childbirth will help Truth Lies and the Unexpected eBook #180 every woman become aknowledgeable planner of her pregnancy and better Truth Lies and PDFEPUB #229 prepare her for the challenges of balancing a career freedom and a growing family Invaluable in its advice to parents Misconceptions speaks to an I love this book I first read it 9 years ago with my first son and re read it for this pregnancy It is full of great information and completely helped me form the idea of the type of natural pregnancy and births that I wanted to have I am so glad I found this book and really recommend it to others

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Misconceptions Truth Lies and the Unexpected on the Journey to MotherhoodYone connectedpersonally medically or professionallyto a new motherIn Misconceptions bestselling author Naomi Wolf she demythologizes motherhood and reveals the dangers of common assumptions about childbirth With uncompromising honesty she describes Truth Lies and the Unexpected eBook #180 how hormones eroded her sense of independence ultrasounds tested her commitment to abortion rights and the keepers of the OBGYN establishment lacked compassion The weeks after her first daughters birth taught her how society employers and even husbands can manipulate new mothers She had bewildering post partum depression but learned that a surprisingly high percentage of women experience it Wolfs courageous willingness to talk about the unexpected difficulties of childbirth will help every woman become aknowledgeable planner of her pregnancy and better prepare her for the challenges of balancing a career freedom and a growing family Invaluable in its advice to parents Misconceptions speaks to anyone connecte I'm shocked at how little Naomi felt she knew about pregnancy and birth I had my first of two sons when I was 18 years old I turned to numerous resources to educate myself about nutrition common occurances word definitions the birth experience et cetera What I experienced a trouble free non medicated hospital birth actually surprised me only in that I thought it would be much worse I do have to acknowledge that her birth experience was nightmarish As I read it I did feel a sense of horror at the way she was treated Naomi appears to have a lot to say but in the end she's running in circles with no real conclusions as if there are any in the US and no extensive insight She is talking from her personal experience thirty something married well educated good household income etc I know in her Afterword she attempts to address andor defend the limited scope of her book I can talk about my own experience and have but I expect from a writer such as she I could not relate to her experience on some levels For example Many of us do not have the luxury of staying at home nor do we have the luxury of taking leave when we have children or for that matter not putting our children in daycare I went back to workcollege two weeks after I had my son I exclusively nursed pumped took him to daycare with me worked at a care center and did not complain because it was something I had to do and I accepted it I just feel like in comparison to many women she has little to complain about Sorry lil' girl but this is not a huge revelation to many of us There are many other arguments I disagree with but there are some points in the book I do agree with These include the dismissive nature doctors have about postpartum depression I had a severe case with my second son and I felt too embarrassed too afraid I would be considered unfit if I told my care provider When I did I got a bottle of Celexa and was sent on my way This I might add helped nothing I also agree with her description of the hospital experience I compare mine with my sister's experience I thought my doctor would be there much of the time coaching me on being my advocate Oh so not true In my two birthing experiences nothing could be further from the truth And when Naomi mentions in her book about going to dr appts and being told that the doctor would be back in a few minutes I could totally relate I had no idea that the doctor would come when summoned by the nurses just moments before the head crowned then wo telling me he would cut me open sew me up and be done in time for dinner In comparison my sister had midwives with her two girls Her experience was so much comfortable so beautiful and not sterile I also agree with the way in which your relationship with your spouse may suffer I too felt bitter at times I felt as if I took on all responsibility as far as feeding changing and waking up late at night What I discovered is this Make him do it Make your spouse do what you want him to do After a time I refused to change a diaper I asked my husband to do it I refused to cook dinner at times and he learned to do it I told him I needed time off just to write or read and he would do it We set in motion a plan that actually has worked The women Naomi describes become complicit in the way the spouses treat them They become bitter as I did but they do not set boundaries I think this should be a point she may consider for a new Afterword One good point read pp 263 264 The last paragraph is especially powerful All in all I believe this is an interesting read I enjoyed the Mother's Manifesto at the end My conclusion is this Look at Sweden My dad lives there wish I did too In addition to this book I recommend The Mommy Myth very good read also

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FREE PDF ✓ BOOK Misconceptions ï [Ebook] ➥ Misconceptions: Truth, Lies, and the Unexpected on the Journey to Motherhood By Naomi Wolf – Feedmarkformulate.co.uk In Misconceptions bestselling author Naomi Wolf she demythologizes motherhood and reveals the dangers of common assumptions about childbirth With uncompromising honesty she deDpersonally medically or professionallyto a new motherIn Misconceptions bestselling author Naomi Wolf she demythologizes motherhood and reveals the dangers of common assumptions about childbirth With uncompromising honesty she describes how hormones eroded her sense of independence ultrasounds tested her commitment to abortion rights and the keepers of the OBGYN establishment lacked compassion The weeks after her first daughters birth taught her how society employers and even husbands can manipulate new mothers She had bewildering post partum depression but learned that a surprisingly high percentage of women experience it Wolfs courageous willingness to talk about the unexpected difficulties of childbirth will help every woman become aknowledgeable planner of her pregnancy and better prepare her for the challenges of balancing a career freedom and a growing family Invaluable in its advice to parents Misconceptions speaks to anyone connectedpersonally medically or professionallyto a new mother When I read the introduction to this book I was excited at the chance to read what I thought was going to be an educated look at the real situation for pregnant woman and new mothers in America based on solid research Being a new working mom I was looking forward to relating to the bookWhat I found however was a bunch of weak examples that did not convince me of anything other than the fact that the author has a cynical yet contradictory agenda With great shock and horror Wolf recounts stories of nervous yuppy women who are uncomfortable showing their crotch to their male OBGYN to that I say do some research and find a doctor you ARE comfortable with and who are dismayed to find out too late that the delivery room floor is not sterile enough to deliver their baby on as their mid wife recommended if you want to deliver your baby on a floor you better suare that away when choosing a hospital and further shouldn't your mid wife know what the hospital's policy is for this sort of thing before recommending itWolf goes into great detail about the extreme dangers of epidurals both physically and mentally only to turn around and write an entire section condemning the radical natural childbirth alternative that expects unrealistic levels of strength and courage HelloooWolf condemns her first doctor for being cold and clinical doesn't maintain eye contact with her while doing pelvic exams and then condemns her second doctor for patting her on the knee after answering her nervous uestions in his office patronizing she saysWolf doesn't know what her message is other than the fact that she's angry and she wants the world to know it