Cultural Warping of Childbirth, Revisited
Author: Budin, Wendy C.
Source: The Journal of Perinatal Education, Volume 16, Number 2, 2007 , pp. 1-3(3)
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Abstract:In this column, the editor of The Journal of Perinatal Education revisits Doris Haire's classic 1972 article, “The Cultural Warping of Childbirth,” and describes the birth culture of today. The editor also describes the contents of this issue, which offer a broad range of resources, research, and inspiration for childbirth educators in their efforts to promote normal birth.
Document Type: Research article
Publication date: 2007-03-01
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