Uncovering Your Own Birth History
Abstract:In the second of a two-part article, the author encourages women to learn about their mothers' and grandmothers' birth experiences as a way to celebrate and record their family's legacy of childbirth.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: BARBARA BEHRMANN is a free-lance writer in Ithaca, New York. Her book, The Breastfeeding Cafe: Mothers Share the Joys, Challenges, and Secrets of Nursing, will be published by the University of Michigan Press in early 2005. She holds a doctorate of philosophy degree in rural sociology.
Publication date: September 1, 2003
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