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It starts with the way the mother feeds her baby . I do not mean by this only the
difference between breast or bottle , but the mood in which she feeds . Some
mothers relax , forget time and enjoy talking to and watching the baby during
When labour is able to start naturally the woman is not only physiologically ready
, with a soft and partially dilated cervix , but is also emotionally ' ripe ' to become a
mother and to respond to her baby in an appropriate manner , partly because ...
17 The mother starts by touching the baby hesitantly with her fingertips , and then
, four to eight minutes after , she starts stroking the baby , with her whole palm
caressing the infant ' s body ( or at least she does this if the baby ' s body is left ...
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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