A decade ago the American feminist Naomi Wolf wrote The Beauty Myth exploding the conspiracy surrounding the ideal of the thin model.
Now as a mother of two she's turned her attention to the hidden truths behind giving birth. From the increase in medical intervention to the lack of services for women with young children - Wolf talks to Jenni about what feminism has done for mothers in the last 30 years. Misconceptions, Truth, Lies and the Unexpected on the Journey to Motherhood (Chatto & Windus, ISBN: 0-70116727-0, £12.99).
The Beauty Myth (Vintage; ISBN: 0099861909, £7.99).
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