Coffee, wine and sushi during pregnancy? Go ahead, says new book

In some other countries the recommendations are it’s OK. When in this country did pregnancy become this exercise in self-denial? Are women needlessly suffering? I think sometimes. I think we’ve moved this way over time and in some ways it’s very good, thinking through pregnancy and parenting in a thoughtful and careful way. I think that’s great. But I think there is, sometimes, this kind of shaming aspect to pregnancy.
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Josh Duhamel: Fergie Is In “Great Spirits” Nearing End of Pregnancy

Josh Duhamel: Fergie Is In "Great Spirits" Nearing End of Pregnancy

And I’m really excited to meet this little dude. I can’t wait.” PHOTOS: Fergie and Josh’s wedding album Duhamel also said he’s going to be taking a little break from work to be home with Fergie while they wait for their son’s arrival. “Right now it’s baby time, so I’m going to be home,” the actor explained. “Then I’ve got a bunch of projects that are in development that we’re producing with my company, which I’m really excited about.
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Is unwanted pregnancy a medical disorder?

The programme I have advocated is intended to address the former problem, and is likely to help mitigate the latter. In any case, taking this worry seriously amounts to advocating maintaining the real threat of unwanted pregnancy as a deterrent against sexual promiscuity. As a deterrent strategy, this seems an unnecessarily draconian measure; rather like deterring people from entering ones garden by planting landmines. Sexism.
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