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The blessingway: an alternative baby shower  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39613
Describes a Blessingway ceremony, an alternative to the more traditional baby shower, which provides a true show of support for new mothers. Includes tips and suggestions. (See Details)
Published: 2001
Nurturing mothers  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1983_Healthsharing_Vol_4_No_4_Winter.pdf

This article discusses the culture of childbearing. Explores how medicalization has becomes the ritual of birth in North America. Explores how women are reclaiming their bodies in birth. 

 

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Published: 1983