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A personal story

With recent book, Bay Area author and physician reflects on life as a parent and her work as an abortion doctor

by Karla Kane

Life is full of choices, big and small, but there is also much that's out of our control. In her new memoir, "Boundless: An Abortion Doctor Becomes a Mother," author Christine Henneberg ponders the concept of choice — from her own career decisions and journey toward motherhood to the importance of trusting the choices of her patients — and how to reconcile a need for boundaries with the boundless love and dedication of parenthood. Though it's a deeply personal book, Henneberg also beautifully recounts many stories of patients, family members, friends and colleagues that have stuck with her over the years, from harrowing to heartwarming (and sometimes both at once).

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Email Contributing Writer Karla Kane at karlajkane@gmail.com.


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