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Kid gloves : nine months of careful chaos / Lucy Knisley.

By: Knisley, Lucy [author,, artist.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : First Second, [2019]Copyright date: �2019Edition: First edition.Description: 247 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781626728080; 1626728089.Subject(s): Knisley, Lucy -- Comic books, strips, etc | Pregnant women -- United States -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc | Cartoonists -- United States -- Comic books, strips, etc | Pregnancy -- Case studies -- Comic books, strips, etc | Childbirth -- Case studies -- Comic books, strips, etc | Knisley, Lucy | Pregnancy | Labor, Obstetric | Midwifery -- history | COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS -- Nonfiction -- Biography & Memoir | Knisley, Lucy | Pregnant women | Cartoonists | Childbirth | Pregnancy | United States | Knisley, Lucy -- Graphic novels | Pregnancy -- Graphic novels | Childbirth -- Graphic novels | Cartoonists -- United States -- Biography -- Graphic novelsGenre/Form: Graphic novels. | Graphic Novel. | Personal Narrative. | Graphic books. | Comics (Graphic works) | Autobiographies. | Comic books, strips, etc. | Graphic novels. | Graphic novels. | Comics (Graphic works) | Autobiographies. | Graphic novels.DDC classification: 618.24 Other classification: CGN006000 | CGN008000 | CGN007010
Contents:
A little history -- The first try -- Kid gloves -- The foul first -- The sleepy second -- The eternal third -- Birth story -- Coming home.
Summary: "If you work hard enough, if you want it enough, if you're smart and talented and "good enough," you can do anything. Except get pregnant. Her whole life, Lucy Knisley wanted to be a mother. But when it was finally the perfect time, conceiving turned out to be harder than anything she'd ever attempted. Fertility problems were followed by miscarriages, and her eventual successful pregnancy plagued by health issues, up to a dramatic, near-death experience during labor and delivery. This moving, hilarious, and surprisingly informative memoir not only follows Lucy's personal transition into motherhood but also illustrates the history and science of reproductive health from all angles, including curious facts and inspiring (and notorious) figures in medicine and midwifery. Whether you've got kids, want them, or want nothing to do with them, there's something in this graphic memoir to open your mind and heart."--Amazon.
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ADULT/YA GN 618.24 KNI (Browse shelf) Checked out 06/10/2020 2089100155243
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 244-245).

A little history -- The first try -- Kid gloves -- The foul first -- The sleepy second -- The eternal third -- Birth story -- Coming home.

"If you work hard enough, if you want it enough, if you're smart and talented and "good enough," you can do anything. Except get pregnant. Her whole life, Lucy Knisley wanted to be a mother. But when it was finally the perfect time, conceiving turned out to be harder than anything she'd ever attempted. Fertility problems were followed by miscarriages, and her eventual successful pregnancy plagued by health issues, up to a dramatic, near-death experience during labor and delivery. This moving, hilarious, and surprisingly informative memoir not only follows Lucy's personal transition into motherhood but also illustrates the history and science of reproductive health from all angles, including curious facts and inspiring (and notorious) figures in medicine and midwifery. Whether you've got kids, want them, or want nothing to do with them, there's something in this graphic memoir to open your mind and heart."--Amazon.

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