The Mothers


Brit Bennett

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Dr. Yavari Character Analysis

A fertility specialist Aubrey visits with Nadia. During this appointment, Dr. Yavari asks if Aubrey has ever had an abortion. Later, Nadia marvels at the fact that abortions “follow” people around for their whole lives—a comment that helps Aubrey realize Nadia is the girl who Luke got pregnant and who had an abortion.
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Dr. Yavari Character Timeline in The Mothers

The timeline below shows where the character Dr. Yavari appears in The Mothers. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter Eleven
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Shortly after visiting her regular doctor, Aubrey makes an appointment with a fertility specialist named Dr. Yavari , who is hailed in online pregnancy forums as the “baby-maker.” When Aubrey asks Nadia... (full context)
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During the appointment, Dr. Yavari asks Aubrey a set of questions. “Have you ever had an abortion?” she asks at... (full context)