Expecting Adam

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Expecting Adam

A True Story of Birth, Rebirth, and Everyday Magic

By Martha Beck

Crown Publishers, Hardcover, 9780812929805, 336pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 1999

From the moment Martha and John conceived their second child, all hell broke loose. In a matter of months, their ivory-tower, academic life had disintegrated. Then, their unborn son Adam was diagnosed with Down syndrome. Their decision to keep Adam propelled them into a world in which they had no choice but to trust in magic.