‘A Boy-ish Obsession’ By Kavya Janani. U

Vaishnavi is pregnant for the first time. She has no preconceived notions about the gender of the baby. However, the people around her are obsessed with a stereotype, based on their age-old traditions of analyzing a pregnant woman’s appearance. Does Vaishnavi fight their opinions? How does she cope with them?

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