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In writing ' patient resting ' on the card the midwives were offering to the
obstetrician an assessment of which he would approve , for this was his aim too .
The male obstetrician tends to make assumptions about female psychology
which derive ...
It is easier for the obstetrician to examine and to intervene in labour when the
patient is supine . The position adopted as routine for deliveries conducted by an
obstetrician ( as opposed to a midwife ) in which the woman , often without ...
10 The obstetrician , as distinct from the midwife who is traditionally far less
interventionist , seeks to take control of childbirth . It is then almost as if he , and
not the woman , gives birth to the baby . The intricate technology has defused the
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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
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Don't blame mother: mending the mother-daughter relationship
Paula J. Caplan
Snippet view - 1989