Wednesday 22 November 2017

Comment: Why we shouldn't blame mums for being 'too posh to push'

(Stock photo)
(Stock photo)

Colette Fitzpatrick

The fascination with a woman’s nether regions has always been a cultural obsession in this country.

Caesarean sections, along with pretty much everything to do with women’s bodies, sexual reproduction and babies are just another chapter in the chronicles of these sexual politics.

You’re too posh to push, which by implication means you’re too lazy, selfish or busy. Insert your own long list of celebrity mothers here including Angelina Jolie and Julia Roberts.

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