Ourselves as mothers: the universal experience of motherhood
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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Mothers Cut to Shape
The Empty Womb
Experimenting with Motherhood
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