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... be some people who will come between them and their babies, saying '
mothers need their rest' as they wheel the infant off to the nursery, or 'demand
feeding means that you can feed any time between three and five hours after the
last feed, ...
contacts, and the effects of concentrated baby care are such that she may be
occupied with the tasks of cleaning, washing, bathing and feeding for more than
ten hours a day. Even when she has put the baby down she often starts to worry ...
Babies in kibbutzim are normally breast-fed, and when I was in Israel I visited one
kibbutz where flags are hoisted so that a woman working in the fields or
elsewhere can see by the colour of the flag that her baby needs feeding. Six
months is ...
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A leading social anthropologist examines what being a mother means to a woman as a person, using examples from societies all over the world, and concludes that a great deal of what we call "maternal ... Read full review
Mothercraft or Motherhood?
The Motherhood Trap
Mothers in the Social System
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Ethics and Human Reproduction: A Feminist Analysis
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Don't blame mother: mending the mother-daughter relationship
Paula J. Caplan
Snippet view - 1989