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Perhaps it is because the man's emotions are so often forgotten and his transition
into fatherhood neglected, that expectant fathers have been found to suffer from a
wide range of psychomatic illnesses which they, and their doctors, often do not ...
Here again, it seems to be a matter of physical contact reinforcing sight and
sound, and being perhaps the most significant element in attachment to the
neonate. Some of the mothers who had epidural anaethesia, so that they had
little or no ...
Perhaps such women existed, but in a peasant society it is impossible to seal the
doors and windows and conduct one's family life in privacy behind the walls;
neighbours and relatives would soon become involved and would certainly take
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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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