[EXCERPT] The Art of Waiting: "Baby Fever"

Belle Boggs's memoir, The Art of Waiting, sets her own struggles with infertility within a larger framework of sociological, cultural (both historic and present-day), biological, and literary attitudes toward reproduction and motherhood. In this excerpt she explores "Baby Fever," the "delirious, aching sickness" to have a child that sent many of us on our infertility and adoption journeys.

woman experiencing baby fever dreams of motherhood, as discussed in an excerpt from The Art of Waiting

Belle Boggs’s The Art of Waiting sets her own struggles with infertility within a larger framework of sociological, cultural, biological, and literary attitudes toward reproduction and motherhood. In this excerpt, she explores “Baby Fever,” the longing have a child that sent many of us on our infertility and adoption journeys.

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