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Published: 27 February 2020 (Estimated)

256 Pages | 20 halftones


ISBN: 9780190869816

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The Myth of the Perfect Pregnancy

A History of Miscarriage in America

Lara Freidenfelds

  • The first book that puts early pregnancy loss in historical perspective
  • Based on scholarly sources and archival research, as well as blogs and parenting websites
  • Argues that technological innovations and contemporary cultural attitudes have deceived Americans into thinking they can control an unpredictable biological process

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