What Nobody Tells You About Pregnancy 

You can read all the books about what to expect when you’re growing a human inside you – but the fact sheets and stats don’t always tell you the real story. Here’s a two-minute video provides some rapid insights, from what makes the placenta so fascinating to what exactly is inside breast milk.

In the video above, Angela Garbes, author of Like a Mother: A Feminist Journey Through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy, shares a few things you should know about what’s really happening during those nine life-altering months (and the longer-than-you-think recovery that comes after).

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