Things I Didn't Expect is one woman's journey to make sense of the absurdities, the harsh realities, the myths and the downright lies about making babies.
Monica Dux is a writer and social commentator. She can be heard regularly on ABC radio and 3RRR, and has published widely, especially on women s issues. In 2008 she co-authored The Great Feminist Denial. In an earlier life Monica studied and taught history at the University of Melbourne, where she was the founding editor of the interdisciplinary journal Traffic. She has worked for Melbourne University Publishing and on The Monthly magazine.