When I pulled into the Babies 'R' Us lot for the first time, I was pleasantly surprised by the designated "Parking for Expecting Moms" spots.

While I wasn't in dire need of the spaces, it made hauling a car seat, high chair, and loads of diapers to my car more convenient.

California Assemblyman Chuck Devore is hoping to make instances like this more common by giving pregnant women a temporary five-month disabled parking permit. To see how his proposal has been received,

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While many moms are excited about the potential convenience, others aren't too thrilled. Helen Grieco from NOW (National Organization For Women) is opposed to the bill She said:

We've always been troubled by framing pregnancy as a disability.

The bill will be introduced on Monday in Irvine.

What do you think about the parking placards for pregnant women?

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