Table of contents for Sanctioning pregnancy : a psychological perspective on the paradoxes and culture of research / Harriet Gross & Helen Pattison.

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CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION - PREGNANCY IN CONTEXT	1
CHAPTER 2: PARADOXES OF PREGNANCY	22
	Growing safety and growing risk	22
	Being a little bit pregnant	31
	The secret made visible 	35
	Absence of women in research on the most feminine of states	38
	Pregnancy as an exceptional normal state	39
	Is there never a good time to be pregnant?	42
	The debilitated nurturing	44
	Sanctioned behaviour	44
CHAPTER 3: COGNITION IN PREGNANCY	46
	Theories of cognition in pregnancy	47
	Self reports and performance on cognitive tasks	56
	Of rats and women: neurological research	74
	Methodological issues	78
	Concluding Remarks	84
CHAPTER 4: BEING PREGNANT AT WORK - PREGNANCY AND WORKING
	91
	Announcing a Pregnancy at Work	94
	Why is pregnancy still so stigmatized within the workplace?	104
		Private life/public activity boundaries	105
		Workplace cultures	108
		Reinforcing stereotypes	111
		Pregnancy as sick role	116
	The Effects of Discrimination - Work and Wellbeing	121
	Work and Outcome	130
	Enacting Responsibility - Responding to Advice	141
	Concluding Remarks	146
CHAPTER 5. EATING FOR ONE OR EATING FOR TWO - DIET AND EATING 
BEHAVIOUR IN PREGNANCY	148
	Dietary beliefs and dietary change	153
	Cravings and Aversions	160
	Restrained and unrestrained eating	170
	Advice, recommendations and food scares	176
	Concluding remarks	187
CHAPTER 6. KEEPING ACTIVE - DAILY ACTIVITY AND EXERCISE IN 
PREGNANCY	189
	Exercise Activity and Outcomes: Infant and Mother	191
	Daily activities, health and outcomes	205
	Activity Advice	210
	Changing Behaviour?	215
		Body image as barrier	223
	Taking Advice?	226
	Concluding Remarks	233
CHAPTER 7: PREGNANCY UNDER SURVEILLANCE	235
	Pregnancy in the Public Eye	235
	Atypical or abnormal pregnancies	240
		Pregnancy in Older Women	243
		Younger and teenage mothers	248
		Hidden pregnancy	255
		Surrogate pregnancy	259
		Multiple pregnancies	261
	The already visible: Pregnancy and Celebrity	264
	Images of pregnancy	264
	Celebrity	268
	Pregnancy, the individual and the body	269
	The pregnant body: 'pregnancy as containment'	276
	Concluding Remarks	282
CHAPTER 8: EPILOGUE: IS PREGNANCY SPECIAL?	285
GLOSSARY	298
REFERENCES	300
INDEX 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Pregnancy -- Social aspects -- Great Britain.
Prenatal care -- Social aspects -- Great Britain.
Pregnancy -- Great Britain -- Psychological aspects.