Lara Freidenfelds, PhD

Lara is the author of The Myth of the Perfect Pregnancy: A History of Miscarriage in America (Oxford University Press) and The Modern Period: Menstruation in Twentieth-Century America (Johns Hopkins University Press). She is a regular contributor to Nursing Clio, and has written for the Washington Post. She holds a Ph.D. in history of science and an A.B. in social anthropology from Harvard University.

Myth of the Perfect Pregnancy Book Trailer