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Many talked about the baby ' s appearance , and a few of them felt rather
negative about it at first , but the predominant theme in the majority of accounts
was the excitement resulting from touch , including the pleasure of holding the
baby in ...
cicken and may , are with the always are in the bed , very important first days and
weeks of the baby ' s life are normally passed within the dark shadowy world of
the household dwelling together with his mother , whose primary concern is to ...
When a baby is born the mother and child are isolated in an inner room in a state
of ritual impurity for several days , during which time the baby ' s ... The baby is
fed on demand , and babies are not left to cry as it is thought to be weakening .
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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