Pronatalism (basically, promoting more births) serves a variety of purposes, which you may variously like or not – but be on the look out in the coming months for texts that claim to be pushing babies on you for your benefit. There may be other logics at work and groups seeking to benefit as well.
Here’s a recent review by Jo Keroes at the Mommy Track’d site. Earlier reviews include the Washington Post (see Learned Ladies Living Large post below), the Houston Chronicle , the Austin American Statesman , and the Feminist Review. Other discussions
A recent review of Ready in theWashington Post asked whether a new later mom with a high school education or less would have “the same opportunity to do satisfying things” as the later moms who participated in my study. That’s
This book takes the name Ready from the mouths of the women I spoke to, who said about themselves that they started their families when they felt ready, at or after 35. And they thought they were readier than they