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The Zulu people have regularly moved towards the Zambesi at times of economic
and political crisis, and later have flowed back towards the south of the continent
again. When I was in South Africa a Zulu chief who is also a senior witchdoctor ...
The Bantu ideal of childbirth is represented by the traditional Zulu way of giving
birth, which is rarely possible today in the townships, but it is still there as an ideal
. According to Zulu custom a witchdoctor should be present to bless the ground ...
In the third month of pregnancy, the Zulu woman is taught how to breathe 'to give
life and strength to the child'. Each morning she goes outside the hut, and, facing
the east, takes three deep breaths, followed by a long breath out, to breathe out ...
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The Motherhood Trap
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