Expecting Adam: A True Story of Birth, Rebirth, and Everyday Magic - Chapters 14-17 Summary & Analysis

Martha Beck
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Chapters 14-17 Summary and Analysis

In Chapter 14, John, Martha, and Katie went off to enjoy their Christmas holiday with family, dragging along dozens of books to study for final exams upon their return to Harvard. However, they studied very little between visits and arguments over the difference in their family structure.

In Chapter 15, Ms. Beck found a message from the nurse practitioner at the University Health Services. It turned out one of her tests, the alfa fetal protein test, came back low. Ms. Beck was urged to return to repeat the test. Afterward, Ms. Beck and John stop at a café for a meal. John suggested to Ms. Beck that she should abort the baby should she learn anything was wrong with it. Ms. Beck passionately objects to this course of action and insisted that she would have the baby no matter what. The...

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