NPR logo

Rebecca Walker Shares Thoughts On 'Baby Love'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/10140548/10140551" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Rebecca Walker Shares Thoughts On 'Baby Love'

Rebecca Walker Shares Thoughts On 'Baby Love'

Rebecca Walker Shares Thoughts On 'Baby Love'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/10140548/10140551" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Writer Rebecca Walker says her famous mother, novelist Alice Walker, taught her that a feminist should be wary of motherhood.

But, Walker writes in her new memoir, "Baby Love: Choosing Motherhood After a Lifetime of Ambivalence, after 15 years of doubt, she decided it was time to have a baby.

She talks to Farai Chideya about her pregnancy and thoughts on motherhood.

Books Featured In This Story

Baby Love

Choosing Motherhood After a Lifetime of Ambivalence

by Rebecca Walker

Hardcover, 210 pages |

purchase

Buy Featured Book

Title
Baby Love
Subtitle
Choosing Motherhood After a Lifetime of Ambivalence
Author
Rebecca Walker

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?