Sanger claimed that these mothers were “enslaved,” that they sought “deliverance from the bondage of enforced maternity.” Did the mothers see themselves  

in those terms? According to the mothers, who were their enslavers?

 

. If these mothers sought to limit births, why didn’t they just say “No”? Many  

claimed to be ignorant about birth control methods. Do you think that was  

true? Why or why not?

 

. In these letters, how did mothers portray their relationship to their children?  

Why, according to Mother B, were they “all in constant dread of more  

children”?