Ourselves as mothers: the universal experience of motherhood

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Addison-Wesley, 1995 - Family & Relationships - 270 pages
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The high priestess of female sexuality and childbirth expounds on the universal experiences of pregnancy, birth, and motherhood. Sheila Kitzinger is the author of Pregnancy and Childbirth, one of the world's best-known childbirth educators, social anthropologist, and mother of five daughters.

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OURSELVES AS MOTHERS: The Universal Experience of Motherhood

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Anthropologist Kitzinger's (Women as Mothers, 1979) dreary picture of the current state of motherhood in the West leaves one wondering why anyone bothers anymore. New mothers, she says, are devalued ... Read full review

Contents

Mothers Cut to Shape
17
The Empty Womb
33
Experimenting with Motherhood
63
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About the author (1995)

Sheila Kitzinger is the world's best-known writer on childbirth from a woman's point of view. She is the author of 23 books, which are published in 20 languages. They include The New Pregnancy and Childbirth, Breastfeeding and, most recently, Rediscovering Birth. Sheila is a social anthropologist of birth and seeks to help women make their own informed choices about pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding, and motherhood.

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