MODERN ATHENAS Episode 6: Expecting Adam by Martha Beck, a discussion of expectations, connection and joy

MODERN ATHENAS Episode 6: Expecting Adam by Martha Beck, a discussion of expectations, connection and joy

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Expecting Adam is the journey of Martha Beck and the pregnancy and birth of her son, Adam, who has Down Syndrome. The book opens with Martha taking the reader back to the start of her pregnancy, when she was a PhD student at Harvard. The story winds its way through the triumphs and travails of her pregnancy, including when she received the news of Adam’s condition, and concludes with Adam’s birth. Throughout the book, Martha weaves in stories about Adam, painting an intimate portrait of her son ... See More

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