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Giving Birth: “We Just Don’t Talk About It”

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In this column, Alyson Grauer, a young woman recently embarking on her postuniversity career, shares her experiences with friends who do not talk about childbirth. She contrasts their fear and their unwillingness to talk and learn about birth with her own experience being the daughter of a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator and doula. Grauer’s experiences provide a backdrop for a deeper understanding of young adults’ beliefs about childbirth. Judith Lothian provides insight related to when and why women and men stopped talking about birth and the implications for childbirth education.
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Keywords: childbirth; childbirth education; childbirth fear; confident childbirth

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: January 1, 2012

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