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Having Faith : An Ecologist's Journey to Motherhood

Having Faith : An Ecologist's Journey to Motherhood - 01 edition

ISBN13: 978-0425189993

Cover of Having Faith : An Ecologist
ISBN13: 978-0425189993
ISBN10: 0425189996
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 01
Publisher: Berkley Publishing Corp.
Published: 2001
International: No

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Having Faith : An Ecologist's Journey to Motherhood - 01 edition

ISBN13: 978-0425189993

Sandra Steingraber

ISBN13: 978-0425189993
ISBN10: 0425189996
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 01
Publisher: Berkley Publishing Corp.

Published: 2001
International: No
Summary

As an ecologist, Sandra Steingraber spent her professional life observing how living things interact with their environments. Now, 38 and pregnant, she had become a habitat--for a population of one.

Having Faith is Steingraber's exploration of the intimate ecology of motherhood. Using her scientist's eye to study the biological drama of new life being knit from the molecules of air, food, and water flowing into her body, she looks at the environmental hazards that now threaten pregnant and breastfeeding women, and examines the effects these toxins can have on a child. Having Faith makes the metamorphosis of a few cells into a baby astonishingly vivid, and the dangers to human reproduction urgently real.

Table of Contents

Part I

1: Old Moon
2: Hunger Moon
3: Sap Moon
4: Egg Moon
5: Mother's Moon
6: Rose Moon
7: Hay Moon .
8: Green Corn Moon
9: Harvest Moon
Interlude

Part II

10: Mamma
11: Loaves and Fishes
12: The View From the Top

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