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18 Colin Turnbull, Wayward Servants, Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1966. 19 Barbara
Thompson, 'Infant feeding and Child Care in a West African Village', /. of Tropical
Pediatrics, Vol. 13, 3, 1967. Being pregnant today Our own society lacks ritual ...
In a West African village where Barbara Thompson1 carefully observed women
in labour it was clear that they were expected to ... 1 Barbara Thompson, 'Infant
Feeding and Child Care in a West African Village', /. of Tropical Pediatrics, Vol.
... guild of midwices and planning to teach them himself, came in for such
criticism on the grounds that he only did deliveries using instruments 'by
extraordinary violence in desperate occasions' and that he 12 Barbara
Thompson, op. cit.
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