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Breeding in Captivity

One Woman's Unusual Path to Motherhood
Bolt, Stacy (Book - 2013)
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
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"Breeding in Captivity takes us on Stacy Bolt's journey to have a child at "advanced maternal age," first with the help of a Really Expensive fertility specialist, and then ultimately through a local adoption agency. But this isn't your typical serious memoir about struggling with infertility; it's an entertaining, witty read that perfectly balances humor with its more poignant moments. Breeding in Captivity is about a quirky, lovable couple that you root for through their fertility struggles and adoption adventures. It's about the hundreds of Internet message boards where annoyingly perky women from Kappa Alpha Fruitcake refer to sex as "babydancing" and sprinkle virtual "baby dust" on each other. It's about meeting birthmothers and deciding on open adoptions. It's about being chosen and then having a birthmother change her mind. But ultimately, it's about hope, how life can surprise you, and laughing through the insanity"-- Provided by publisher.
Authors: Bolt, Stacy
Title: Breeding in captivity
one woman's unusual path to motherhood
Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut :, skirt!, an imprint of Globe Pequot Press,, [2013]
Characteristics: viii, 181 pages ;,20 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Stacy Bolt
Summary: "Breeding in Captivity takes us on Stacy Bolt's journey to have a child at "advanced maternal age," first with the help of a Really Expensive fertility specialist, and then ultimately through a local adoption agency. But this isn't your typical serious memoir about struggling with infertility; it's an entertaining, witty read that perfectly balances humor with its more poignant moments. Breeding in Captivity is about a quirky, lovable couple that you root for through their fertility struggles and adoption adventures. It's about the hundreds of Internet message boards where annoyingly perky women from Kappa Alpha Fruitcake refer to sex as "babydancing" and sprinkle virtual "baby dust" on each other. It's about meeting birthmothers and deciding on open adoptions. It's about being chosen and then having a birthmother change her mind. But ultimately, it's about hope, how life can surprise you, and laughing through the insanity"-- Provided by publisher.
ISBN: 0762787988
9780762787982
Branch Call Number: 306.8743 B6942b 2013
Subject Headings: Motherhood Adoptive parents Infertility Treatment Middle-aged mothers Bolt, Stacy
Topical Term: Motherhood
Adoptive parents
Infertility
Middle-aged mothers
LCCN: 2013017647
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