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Rhetoric of pregnancy

It is a truth widely acknowledged that if you're pregnant and can afford one, you're going to pick up a pregnancy manual. From What to Expect When You're Expecting to Pregnancy for Dummies, these guides act as portable mentors for women who want advice on how to navigate each stage of pregnancy. Yet few women consider the effect of these manuals-how they propel their readers into a particular system of care or whether the manual they choose reflects or contradicts current medical thinking
eBook, English, 2013
The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2013