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I Wish Someone Had Told Me : A Realistic Guide to Early Motherhood.

Barrett, Nina (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781613733615 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1613733615 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [United States] : Chicago Review Press : 2005.

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Summary, etc.:
There is no shortage of "expert" advice for the new mother: books, doctors, and well-meaning grandmothers liberally give opinions on what you should be doing and how you should be feeling. However, I Wish Someone Had Told Me is not a book of shoulds: it is a book about how women really handle the joys, the challenges, and the problems of being a mother. During the course of her interviews with more than sixty new moms, Nina Barrett made an important discovery. No one knows the secret: we are all putting our motherhood together from scratch. This collection of tales from the front addresses universal topics from labor (yes, it hurts), to marriage (babies may create a strain rather than a bond), to daycare (there is no Mary Poppins), to everyday life with a baby (what exactly does a newborn do all day?). This book by mothers for mothers will instill confidence in all new mothers who fear that every other mother knows something that they do not.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Motherhood > United States.
Infants > Care > United States.
Mothers > United States > Interviews.
Genre: Electronic books.

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