Expecting Adam: A True Story of Birth, Rebirth, and Everyday Magic - Chapters 32-33 and Epilogue Summary & Analysis

Martha Beck
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Chapters 32-33 and Epilogue Summary and Analysis

In Chapter 32, Ms. Beck and her husband arrived at the hospital and were prepared for the delivery. Ms. Beck was overwhelmed with pain and screamed often before the epidural was placed. Ms. Beck noticed the great silence in the room as everyone waited for Adam's arrival. Ms. Beck and her husband could not even see Adam in the early moments of his birth because of the number of people examining him for life threatening conditions. In the end, Adam was declared perfectly healthy.

In Chapter 33, Ms. Beck and her husband were able to hold Adam for the first time. The pediatrician pointed out Adam's perfect, if small features. Over the next few hours, so many doctors and interns came to see Adam that Ms. Beck finally had herself discharged and went home. Adam was jaundiced...

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