Top of Mind with Julie Rose

Free Speech, Female Coppersmith, Mom-Shaming

Episode: Free Speech, Female Coppersmith, Mom-Shaming

  • May 7, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 39:43 mins

For all the adoration we heap on mothers this time of year, society is really hard on moms. Everywhere a pregnant or new mother turns in America, she’s bombarded with unsolicited advice and judgment – even from other women who’ve experienced the same thing. Margaret Quinlan, professor of communication studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and Bethany Johnson, a medical historian at the University of Southern California, look at why mom-shaming is so prevalent in their book “You’re Doing It Wrong!” (Originally aired August 20th, 2020)