“Andrea Askowitz hits on all the key points of surviving pregnancy as a single lesbian–dealing with donor choices and unreliable ex’s, coping with hormonal hell and morning sickness at all hours, and figuring out exactly what one will need for life with a new baby (and no, a new tent isn’t the best baby registry item!). It takes a brave mama-to-be to tell it like it is so honestly, and I am deeply grateful for her occasionally despondent, but usually hilarious, tale. Our community is in desperate need for more true-life tales from the pregnancy front, and this is one book that should be mandatory reading for all lesbian mothers-to-be.”
–Rachel Pepper, author of Ultimate Guide to Pregnancy for Lesbians.
“You don’t have to be a miserable, lonely, pregnant lesbian to adore Andrea Askowitz’s awfully funny story. Anyone who enjoys schadenfreude, laugh-out-loud asides, and frank depictions of biological horrors will love this wonderful book. You read it dog-eared and quote the most outrageous parts at length to all your friends.”
–Jennifer Traig, author of Devil in the Details: Scenes from an Obsessive Girlhood
“This is one whiny, bitchy pregnant lady—and you can’t help but love her. Askowitz is funny and fearless.”
–Louise Sloan, author of Knock Yourself Up: A Tell-All Guide to Becoming a Single Mom
"Funny, sad, unblinkingly honest–I would give this one to any pregnant friend and a few who aren’t.”
–Joyce Maynard, author of At Home in the World and To Die For.
“Andrea is the lesbian Annie Lamott. Her book makes me want to donate sperm.”
–Taylor Negron, author, actor, performer.
“Hilarious and all too true. After my own miserable lesbian pregnancy, Andrea Askowitz’s confessions cheered me up immeasurably.”
–Ariel Gore, creator of Hip Mama and author of many books including The Mother Trip and How to Become a Famous Writer Before You’re Dead.
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