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The Price of Motherhood by Ann Crittenden
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Jan 27, 08

bookshelves: grad-school
Recommended for: Everyone

I read this book while I was pregnant and kept thinking, "What the hell did I get myself into?!" It is an excellent breakdown of almost every myth that motherhood is the best thing ever. It points out policy and societal flaws that must be changed in order for motherhood to be a state where caring for children is not just a realm for mothers, but for fathers, friends, and neighbors.


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