“Reality” Birth: Marketing Fear to Childbearing Women
Abstract:In this column, the authors examine the effect of “reality” television shows on expectant parents' fears of childbirth.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: JUDITH LOTHIAN is a childbirth educator in Brooklyn, New York, and the Chair of the Lamaze International Certification Council. She is also an associate professor at the College of Nursing at Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey. 2: ANN GRAUER is a childbirth educator at the Birth Place at Columbia Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She is the current President-Elect of Doulas of North America (DONA).
Publication date: March 1, 2003
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