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The mother should handle the baby and kiss it at delivery , for ' the child must
know who is the mother ' . ... All the straightforward cases were delivered at home
or in the Soweto clinics : these hospital mothers fighting to give birth were
A much more likely problem is that the baby will have to be delivered by forceps ,
and in most maternity units where ... to 60 per cent in 1975 , and over the same
period the forceps delivery rate has increased from 15 per cent to 29 per cent .
A Peasant Way The Jamaican baby who is born at home is delivered by the local
trained midwife or by the nana . Even if the delivery is conducted by the trained
midwife a nana may be called in to give guidance during pregnancy , and again ...
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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