Book Review by Alice Jaggers Catalogue Baby: A Memoir of Infertility is the journey of Myriam Steinberg trying to get pregnant as a single woman, written by her and with art by Christache. She explores her conception options and explains each to the reader. As she goes through various choices, she faces miscarriage, trips to the hospital, and multiple surgeries. She additionally explores the stigma around abortion. Throughout the memoir, Myriam focuses on her emotions and her physical health. It is clear that she has an extensive support system carrying her through her infertility experiences. Myriam engages the reader and… Read More
The Shiniest Jewel: A Family Love Story One Good Egg: An Illustrated Memoir Baby: A Soppy Story Kid Gloves: Nine Months of Careful Chaos New Life Waves The Facts of Life Dear Scarlet: The Story of My Postpartum Depression Books reviewed by Kevin Wolf Every pregnancy is typical and atypical; that is, they are all unique; just like the stories reviewed here. Some are more medically informative than others. They each cover different topics but don’t view them as being the end all for any of those pregnancy-types. The stories provide two forms: words and pictures both of which… Read More
Met cartoonist Anna Brewer in Glasgow, at the 2013 IBDS Conference. She shared that her online comic journal has included work on learning she was pregnant and the miscarriage that followed. You can read the first portion, about the pregnancy here. And the portion about the miscarriage here. The full blog can be accessed here. Thanks for sharing your work, Anna!