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Title The anthropology of pregnancy loss : comparative studies in miscarriage, stillbirth, and neonatal death / edited by Rosanne Cecil
Published Oxford, UK ; Washington, D.C. : Berg Publishers, 1996


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 W'PONDS  304.63 Cec/Aop  DUE 09-01-23
Description xii, 226 pages ; 22 cm
Series Cross-cultural perspectives on women, 1068-8536 ; v. 16
Cross-cultural perspectives on women ; v. 16
Summary Contemporary, historical and oral-history accounts from regions as diverse as rural North India, urban America, South Africa and Northern Ireland provide a fascinating insight into the experience and management of miscarriage across a number of different cultures. The authors explore how the social, technological and medical context in which miscarriages occur can affect the ways in which women experience such an event
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Childbirth -- Cross-cultural studies.
Newborn infants -- Death -- Cross-cultural studies.
Miscarriage -- Cross-cultural studies.
Stillbirth -- Cross-cultural studies.
Author Cecil, Rosanne, 1955-
LC no. 96009158
ISBN 1859731201 (cloth)