We Are Animals
Essays on the Nature and Politics of Motherhood
Collection of personal essays tackling social stigmas around mothering, childbirth, and feminism in the twenty-first century
When Jennifer Case became pregnant unexpectedly with her second child, she was overwhelmed at the prospect of caring for another child in a society with high expectations and low support for mothers. She sought to reclaim control over, if not her changing body, then at least her rapidly declining mental ...