Yes, I'm busting out this hoary old subject. <a class="postlink" href="http://www.styleswept.ca/2012/09/pregnant-model-walks-the-runway.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;">http://www.styleswept.ca/2012/09/pregna ... unway.html</a> A pregnant model walked the runway in a fashion show wearing a string bikini. And no, it was not a fashion show meant to model maternity wear; it was a swimsuit show in Milan. Slightly NSFW: NSFW Focus: Are images like this empowering, or ultimately harmful to women? On the one hand, here's a girl that a few generations ago would have had to withdraw from public view - even while clothed! - in this condition, and now she can be up on stage with everything on display. On the other, how is the average woman supposed to compete when someone looks like that at six month's pregnancy? Where is the, you know, normalness? *Note - I'm not just focusing on pregnancy on display; I'm more focusing on the media's insistence on complete, unrealistic perfection. Alt Focus: Do men feel any of the same pressure for perfection?