Maria Laurino tells the chilling story of her near-death from preeclampsia in her new memoir, Old World Daughter, New World Mother: An Education in Love and Freedom (Norton, 224 pp., $23.95). The five-page incident is a small part of the book but worth reading by anyone who has or is at high risk for preeclampsia, the pregnancy disorder that used to be called toxemia.
May 11, 2009
Maria Laurino Writes of Her Near-Death From Preeclampsia During Pregnancy in Her Memoir, ‘Old World Daughter, New World Mother’
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