Get Me Out (Paperback)

A History of Childbirth from the Garden of Eden to the Sperm Bank

By Randi Hutter Epstein

W. W. Norton & Company, 9780393339062, 352pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2011

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (1/1/2010)

List Price: 22.95*
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February 2010 Indie Next List

“Randi Hutter Epstein wades through history, grabbing the interesting bits of information given to pregnant ladies of the past, and those of today, delivering a robust history of childbirth to us readers.”
— Sarah Pruchnicki, Normandale Community College Bookstore, Bloomington, MN
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Making and having babies -- what it takes to get pregnant, stay pregnant, and deliver -- have mystified women and men throughout human history. The insatiably curious Randi Hutter Epstein journeys through history, fads, and fables, and to the fringe of science. Here is an entertaining must-read -- an enlightening celebration of human life.