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In my work as a childbirth educator, preparing couples not only for labour but also
to some extent, I hope, for parenthood and the birth of the family, I have learned
that telling people how they ought to behave creates more problems than it ...
SHARING PARENTHOOD In many societies the responsibilities and pleasures of
parenthood are spread. The baby's life may be enriched by relationships with
other people too which can develop as early as a few weeks after birth. The
This happens because when parenthood is shared not only do fathers come into
the home, but babies go out of it more and mobility becomes a prime requisite.
The gulf between home and workplace disappears. This must have been more ...
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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
No preview available - 1987
Don't blame mother: mending the mother-daughter relationship
Paula J. Caplan
Snippet view - 1989