Fear and Loathing in Utero This is Fear and Loathing in Utero, a monthly column by Maggie Tokuda-Hall on the magical experience that pregnancy is "supposed to be," and the major sources of anxiety she wants to address while it's happening.

The Gift of a Guilt-Free Epidural

This was overwhelmingly the tone epidural advice was given to me with—‘Sure, it works, but do you really need it?’

It’s a Boy! Whatever That Means

On bad advice books and gender nonsense.

Prenatal Nightmares

I try to focus on this. What is my anxiety telling me? What can I say in response?