The complete manual of the terrors, exhaustion and passionate emotions of the post-partum existence. A classic (THE TIMES
A sanctuary of revelation about the bafflingly contradictory experience of becoming and being a mother . . . In places I laughed aloud in relieved recognition (Rebecca Abrams, INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY
[I] salute Kate Figes's sensitive book which, admirably, helps redress the balance between the plethora of pregnancy manuals and the ridiculous paucity of advice on how to cope after (Leonie Miller, MAIL ON SUNDAY
* Fully revised and updated, LIFE AFTER BIRTH takes a hard-hitting look at the reality - physical, emotional, social and sexual - of becoming a mother
About the Author
Kate Figes is the author of two other works of non-fiction: THE BIG FAT BITCH BOOK, THE TERRIBLE TEENS - WHAT EVERY PARENT NEEDS TO KNOW as well as two novels.