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Motherhood is in vogue

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Motherhood is in vogue

With the advent of every type of book under the sun when it comes to motherhood, it seems that writing about motherhood (in various shapes and sizes) has become quite fashionable. Whether its surprise pregnancies, struggling-to-conceive memoirs, postpartum depression, ambivalence about having children, novels on raising other people’s children, single parenthood, working mothers battling to have it all or reflections on motherhood and societal expectations, current literature seems to capture the epic subject of motherhood in all its glory and tribulations. These are the latest trends in motherhood along with the books that capture their intimate and vulnerable stories. (PS If...

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