In Their Shoes: Angela Garbes

Redefining a feminist pregnancy

Angela Garbes is the best-selling author of the book, Like A Mother: A Feminist Journey Through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy, which was the NPR Best Book of 2018. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, New York magazine’s The Cut, and been featured on NPR’s Fresh Air.

Like a Mother explores the emerging science and long-standing cultural myths of pregnancy and motherhood, in a hilarious and empowering way. She’s currently working on a book of reported essays about (brown female) bodies. You can follow her on Instagram: angelagarbes or Twitter: @agarbes.