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Reclaiming Childbirth As a Rite of Passage
Language: en
Pages: 356
Authors: Rachel Reed
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-02-27 - Publisher: Word Witch

It's time for a childbirth revolution.The modern approach to maternity care fails women, families and care providers with outdated practices that centre the needs of institutions rather than individuals.In this book, Rachel Reed weaves history, science and research with the experiences of women and care providers to create a holistic,
Mothers of the Nations: Indigenous Mothering as Global Resistance, Reclaiming and Recovery
Language: en
Pages: 309
Authors: Lavell Memee. Harvard
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-01 - Publisher: Demeter Press

The voices of Indigenous women world-wide have long been silenced by colonial oppression and institutions of patriarchal dominance. Recent generations of powerful Indigenous women have begun speaking out so that their positions of respect within their families and communities might be reclaimed. The book explores issues surrounding and impacting Indigenous
Reclaiming the Spirituality of Birth
Language: en
Pages: 222
Authors: Benig Mauger
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-03 - Publisher: Inner Traditions / Bear & Co

A therapist and childbirth educator shows expectant mothers how to reconnect with the natural and spiritual worlds to make the birth experience unique and to build a spiritual connection with their children.
Birth as an American Rite of Passage
Language: en
Pages: 424
Authors: Robbie E. Davis-Floyd
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-03-15 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

Why do so many American women allow themselves to become enmeshed in the standardized routines of technocratic childbirth--routines that can be insensitive, unnecessary, and even unhealthy? Anthropologist Robbie Davis-Floyd first addressed these questions in the 1992 edition. Her new preface to this 2003 edition of a book that has been
Sacred Inception
Language: en
Pages: 274
Authors: Marianne Delaporte, Morag Martin
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-21 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

This interdisciplinary book examines the shifting meaning of spirituality and birth practices in the modern world in the context of biomedical advances as well as colonial incursions. It indicates that spirituality in the birth place has managed to reemerge in many parts of the world.