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can be eye contact, another significant element in the development of attachment
between the human mother and baby. Eye contact between mother and baby can
be a major 'social releaser”. Wolff" found that human mothers who did not play ...
In fact, the few months after birth together form a fourth trimester of pregnancy, in
which the mother and baby are still united in a symbiotic bond (and particularly if
the mother is breast-feeding, as of course most mothers are the world over) and ...
Sheila Kitzinger. When a baby is born the mother and child are isolated in an
inner room in a state of ritual impurity for several days, during which time the
baby's horoscope is prepared. The house is purified, but the woman does not go
back to ...
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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
The Motherhood Trap
Mothers in the Social System
Getting and Not Getting Pregnant
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Ethics and Human Reproduction: A Feminist Analysis
No preview available - 1987
Don't blame mother: mending the mother-daughter relationship
Paula J. Caplan
Snippet view - 1989