Why there’s no ‘I’ in pregnancy

Pregnancy. An injury? Run-of-the-mill event? Special circumstance? Choice? A recent report in the National Post highlighted the indignation of Olympic athletes in learning that pregnancy is often categorised by the I-word — “injury” — in their contracts. “It’s not an injury, it’s a decision that’s made,” Canadian field hockey player Kate Gillis said.  Fair enough. As a decidedly […]