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Confessions of the Other Mother Nonbiological Lesbian Moms Tell All!

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ISBN-10: 0807079634

ISBN-13: 9780807079638

Edition: 2006

Authors: Harlyn Aizley

List price: $18.00
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After author Harlyn Aizley gave birth to her daughter, she watched in unanticipated horror as her partner scooped up the baby and said, "I"m your new mommy!" While they both had worked to find the perfect sperm donor, Aizley had spent nine months carrying the baby and hours in labor, so how could her partner claim to be their child"s mommy? Many diapers later, Aizley began to appreciate the complexity of her partner"s new role as the other mother. Together, they searched for stories about families like their own, in which a woman has chosen to forgo her own birth experience so that she might support her partner in hers. They found very few. Now, in Confessions of the Other Mother, Aizley…    
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 5/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Introduction: Mommy Delirious
Birth, Babies, and Beyond
Watching
Trouble with Pink
High-Femme Dad
And You Are?
Confessions of a Lesbian Dad
Nonbreeder
Who's Your Daddy?
Betsy Loves Bobbies
Naked Brunch
From the Outposts of Lesbian Parenting
Parenting as a Subversive Activity
Life as Mama
Mr. Anonymous
Mucking with the Stuff: Two Nonbios Become Bio, and Two Bios Turn Non
TWJL
Mommy Times Two
Yours, Mine, and Ours
Two Ubermoms Are Better Than One
Arriving When the Show Already has Started: A Lesbian "Stepmom"
Family of the Heart
Contributors
Acknowledgments