Expecting Adam: A True Story of Birth, Rebirth, and Everyday Magic - Chapters 18-21 Summary & Analysis

Martha Beck
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Chapters 18-21 Summary and Analysis

In Chapter 18, Ms. Beck was bleeding from a partial abruption of the placenta. Ms. Beck called the University Health Services, but was so weak that she decided to sleep rather than drive herself to the emergency room. Ms. Beck recalled asking for someone to save the baby and felt a hand touch her, causing the bleeding to stop. Ms. Beck also asked for help for herself, requesting a woman's hands and quickly feeling a woman's hands on her body.

In Chapter 19, Ms. Beck woke to the telephone the following morning. The caller was the doctor she had spoken to the night before begging her to come into the hospital. Ms. Beck promised, but never did. Instead, Ms. Beck ordered steak from a grocery delivery. Ms. Beck spent the rest of the day trying to figure out who the people...

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