Rituals

Rituals

Nurturing mothers

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Resource Language: 
English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Sheila Kitzinger
Edition: 
Vol 4, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1983
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

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. 

 

The blessingway: an alternative baby shower

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Resource Language: 
English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Sue Robins
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

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.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039
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