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I read The Beautiful Struggle (and Coates's blog) long before he was a bestselling author and MacArthur winner. And at the time, I thought that book wasn't nearly as thought provoking or well-constructed as his blog.

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“So why did my conclusions differ from theirs? At least two reasons. One is overinterpretation of flawed studies. But the bigger thing, I think, is the concern (which was expressed to me over and over again by doctors) is that if you tell people they can have a glass of wine, they'll have 3 (or one giant "bowl-o-wine"). Even if one isn't a problem, three are. Better to say you can't have any, as that rule is easy to understand.”
Emily Oster, Expecting Better: Why the Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom is Wrong - and What You Really Need to Know

“...I'm not crazy about the implication that pregnant women are incapable of deciding for themselves- that you have to manipulate our belief so we do the right thing. That feels, again, like pregnant women are not given any more credit than children would be in making important decisions.”
Emily Oster, Expecting Better: Why the Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom is Wrong - and What You Really Need to Know

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