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During pregnancy the identity of the father is further emphasized , and publicly
proclaimed by rituals and other duties to be performed and things to be avoided .
If he commits adultery , for example , the child will get ill . The relationship of a ...
EXPECTANT FATHERS The Arapesh of New Guinea24 rely on the prospective
father to contribute towards the health and welfare of the unborn baby by his own
careful conduct , both in the way that he has intercourse deliberately and ...
When it is a first baby he is in especially uncharted territory , and because of the
speed of social change he knows it is pointless to seek advice from his own
father . There must be as many expectant father jokes as there are mother - in -
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Mothercraft or Motherhood?
The Motherhood Trap
Mothers in the Social System
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Ethics and Human Reproduction: A Feminist Analysis
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Don't blame mother: mending the mother-daughter relationship
Paula J. Caplan
Snippet view - 1989