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  • Reconstructing Motherhood and Disability in the Age of Perfect Babies

    1st Edition

    By Gail Landsman

    Examining mothers of newly diagnosed disabled children within the context of new reproductive technologies and the discourse of choice, this book uses anthropology and disability studies to revise the concept of "normal" and to establish a social environment in which the expression of full lives…

    Paperback – 2008-08-20

  • Birth as a Healing Experience

    The Emotional Journey of Pregnancy Through Postpartum, 1st Edition

    By Lois Halzel Freedman

    Birth as a Healing Experience: The Emotional Journey of Pregnancy Through Postpartum emphasizes and examines the emotional aspects of pregnancy and postpartum, presenting these periods as important opportunities for a woman's growth and healing from previous traumatic births or pregnancy losses.…

    Paperback – 2008-07-14

  • Caesarean

    Just Another Way of Birth?, 1st Edition

    By Rosemary Mander

    This book critically analyzes the place of caesarean in childbearing at the beginning of the twenty first century. It questions the changes that are taking place in childbirth and, in particular, the effects and implications of an increase in caesarean births. This controversial work by a…

    Paperback – 2007-05-31

  • Birth Crisis

    1st Edition

    By Sheila Kitzinger

    One new mother in twenty is diagnosed with traumatic stress after childbirth. In Birth Crisis Sheila Kitzinger explores the disempowerment and anxiety experienced by these women. Key topics discussed include: increasing intervention in pregnancy the shift in emphasis from relationships to…

    Paperback – 2006-06-01

  • Birthing Autonomy

    Women's Experiences of Planning Home Births, 1st Edition

    By Nadine Edwards

    Birthing Autonomy brings some balance to the difficult arguments that arise from debates about home births, and focuses on women’s views and their experiences of planning home births. It provides an in-depth exploration of how women make decisions about home births and what aspects matter…

    Paperback – 2005-07-21

  • Childbirth in the Global Village

    Implications for Midwifery Education and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Dawn Hillier

    Is the experience of childbirth becoming 'globalised'?Is the encroachment of the western medical model dehumanising a profoundly human experience?If so, what can midwives and midwife educators do about it?These are the questions at the heart of Childbirth in the Global Village which highlights the…

    Paperback – 2003-06-19

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