Feminism of the week: Empowerment for your pregnancy

Feminism

Today’s inspiration for feminism is a quote from a man.

Dr. Marsden Wagner, born in San Francisco (USA), studied at UCLA perinatology and perinatal science. He worked for six years as Director of the Research Center for Health at the University of Copenhagen, and for another 15 years he headed the Department of Women’s and Child Health of the WHO, where he remained an independent consultant until his death in 2014.

I got to know about Dr. Marsden Wagner through my birth preparation classes. My instructor mentioned the quote which I want to share with you today:

What to wear during pregnancy and after

Fashion

Nothing makes you realize how companies are capitalizing on you than when you are about to get married or having a baby.

But then on the other hand, what better excuse to buy new clothes? Let me tell you, I did use this pregnancy card a lot. After purchasing some basics, my dear friend who has been pregnant a year prior to me, told me that I could get just normal clothes a few sizes bigger. I did not agree with her. But it got me thinking…