‘I don't think it was such an issue back then’: changing experiences of pregnancy across two generations of women in south-east England

  title={‘I don't think it was such an issue back then’: changing experiences of pregnancy across two generations of women in south-east England},
  author={Rebekah Tweed Fox and Kristin Heffernan and Paula Nicolson},
  journal={Gender, Place \& Culture},
  pages={553 - 568}
Based upon in-depth interviews with recent mothers and their own mothers in London, England, this article uses a cross-generational perspective to examine the changing experiences/perceptions of pregnancy over the late twentieth and early twenty-first century. Pregnancy is a biological process, but exists within social, economic, political and cultural realms and is both spatially and temporally located. In this article we argue that advances in gender equality, maternity benefits… Expand
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