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02 January 2016

Volume 24 | Issue 1

ISSN (Print): 0969-4900

ISSN (Online): 2052-4307

Body image and pregnancy

According to Skouteris (2012: 664), citing a survey of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, ‘body image concerns are largely ignored by physicians working with pregnant women’ However, such concerns do attract attention in the public sphere Docx (2014) quotes Germaine Greer on the Duchess of Cambridge's second pregnancy: ‘The girl is too thin… she is vomiting her guts up and shouldn't have been made to go through all this again so soon

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