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Operating Instructions Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 2 Summary

Anne Lamott
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Part 2 Summary

The entries in this section of the book are made during the first month of Sam's life. The first entry is written a week after Sam's birth. Anne is accompanied by Pammy, a long-time friend. Although Anne is in labor, she is sent home by the doctor because she hasn't dilated enough. After spending the night timing her contractions and watching television, Anne and Pammy return to San Francisco the following morning only to learn that she still isn't ready to deliver. Rather than return home to Marin County, they decide to walk and then stop for breakfast. When they return to the hospital, they find Anne is finally far enough along to be admitted. Unfortunately, the hospital is filled to capacity, and so Anne and Pammy are forced to drive to another hospital.

When they reach the hospital, Anne is immediately admitted and then given an...

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This section contains 1,678 words
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