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of joy is to subject the child to a traumatic barrage of noise , or to cut the umbilical
cord before it has stopped pulsating causes a frightening shock to the baby ' s
system which may have effect long after it has become an adult . Since fashions ...
Little instruction is given , and when it is it tends to be conflicting , since the many
adults around and range of mother surrogates available means that each
individual may direct the child in a different and contradictory way . The small
child is ...
... female nurses in the nursery , and from the age of three or four they ate with the
adults , but at their own special table . ... relationship with an adult : The children I
saw were plump , and looked sound ; but they seemed to me a little subdued ...
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Mothercraft or Motherhood
The Motherhood Trap
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