Expecting Adam: A True Story of Birth, Rebirth, and Everyday Magic - Chapters 7-9 Summary & Analysis

Martha Beck
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Chapters 7-9 Summary and Analysis

In Chapter 7, Sibyl stayed about an hour, caring for Katie for Ms. Beck while she got her strength back from the food. The next day, Sibyl stopped by again, this time bringing a woman named Deirdre. Deirdre explained to Ms. Beck that she was once married to a man who was cruel to her. When Deirdre finally left this man she was pregnant and unable to eat. Deirdre ended up in the hospital where a kind old woman bathed her while whispering soothing sounds, a moment that helped Deirdre find the will to live. Deirdre tells Ms. Beck that it was because of this experience that she and Sibyl were helping Ms. Beck.

In Chapter 8, John came back from Singapore and brought along a stomach virus. Within twenty-four hours, Ms. Beck had to go to University Health Services emergency...

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