While the media may cover mega-celebrity Angelina Jolie’s pregnancy with loving attention to every detail, mere mortal women still face prejudice and even outright hostility in our society during pregnancy. Eden King (George Mason University) says this is not only counter-productive; it’s illegal.

Also, Nicole Karjane (Virginia Commonwealth University) offers insights into pregnancy and labor from her perspective as both a mother of three and Director of the VCU Medical Center’s Mother/Infant Unit.

And: producer Nancy King gathered a group of Charlottesville mothers around a dining room table and listened to their memories of pregnancy—some funny, some poignant, all real.

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