Ourselves as mothers: the universal experience of motherhood

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Addison-Wesley, 1995 - Family & Relationships - 270 pages
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The high priestess of female sexuality and childbirth expounds on the universal experiences of pregnancy, birth, and motherhood. Sheila Kitzinger is the author of Pregnancy and Childbirth, one of the world's best-known childbirth educators, social anthropologist, and mother of five daughters.

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Review: Ourselves as Mothers: The Universal Experience of Motherhood

User Review  - Jenne - Goodreads

Kitzinger's Rediscovering Birth is my favorite book about cultural, emotional and social aspects of pregnancy and childbirth, mainly because of her expertise in anthropology and history. I looked to ... Read full review

Review: Ourselves as Mothers: The Universal Experience of Motherhood

User Review  - Danielle Rich - Goodreads

This is the most Amazing. book i have ever read thst covers motherhood in a cultures and tribal experience. ..i cry and laugh. as i read this book . highly highly highly recommend !!!!! Read full review

Contents

Mothers Cut to Shape
17
The Empty Womb
33
Experimenting with Motherhood
63
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

Sheila Kitzinger is the world's best-known writer on childbirth from a woman's point of view. She is the author of 23 books, which are published in 20 languages. They include The New Pregnancy and Childbirth, Breastfeeding and, most recently, Rediscovering Birth. Sheila is a social anthropologist of birth and seeks to help women make their own informed choices about pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding, and motherhood.

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