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D.J. Eszenyi

D.J. Eszenyi reviews 'What to Expect When You’re Expecting' by Arlene Eisenberg et al. and 'Safe and Natural Remedies for the Discomforts of Pregnancy' by the Coalition for the Medical Rights of Women

August 1987, no, 93 01 July 2021
I thought of concealing myself behind the androgyny of my initials and writing a mean little piece about apple-pie and motherhood and pregnancy in particular. But honesty prevails and I confess to being a woman, and a pregnant one, too. Or is it honesty? Let me search my soul here momentarily. Is it not rather the concentration on self to which pregnant women are prone, an animal survival mechani ... (read more)