- Author : Lucy Knisley
- Release Date : 26 February 2019
- Publisher : First Second
- Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
- Pages : 256
- ISBN 13 : 9781250247452
Download or read book entitled Kid Gloves written by Lucy Knisley and published by First Second online. This book was released on 26 February 2019 with total pages 256. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A New York Times bestseller 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, Kid Gloves, 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.