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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


Description 1 online resource (xii, 226 pages)
Series Cross-cultural perspectives on women
Cross-cultural perspectives on women.
Contents Delayed periods and falling babies: The ethnophysiology and politics of pregnancy loss in rural north India -- Cultural explanations for pregnancy loss in rural Jamaica -- Water spirits, medicine-men and witches: Avenues to successful reproduction among the Abelam, Papua New Guinea -- Explaining pregnancy loss in matrilineal Southeast Tanzania -- Children of the rope and other aspects of pregnancy loss in Cameroon -- Variation in risk of pregnancy loss -- Never such innocence again: Irony, nature and technoscience in narratives of pregnancy loss -- Cultural variations in South African women's experiences of miscarriage: Implications for clinical care -- Memories of pregnancy loss: Recollections of elderly women in Northern Ireland -- Something more than blood: Conflicting accounts of pregnancy loss in eighteenth-century England
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Childbirth -- Cross-cultural studies.
Miscarriage -- Cross-cultural studies
Stillbirth -- Cross-cultural studies
Newborn infants -- Death -- Cross-cultural studies
Labor (Obstetrics)
Cross-cultural studies.
Fetal death.
Labor, Obstetric
Abortion, Spontaneous
Cross-Cultural Comparison
Fetal Death
Infant Mortality
Abortion, Habitual
Labor (Obstetrics)
Fetal death
Cross-cultural studies
Newborn infants -- Death
Spontane abortus.
Antropologische aspecten.
Naissance -- Études transculturelles.
Avortement spontané -- Études transculturelles.
Nouveau-nés -- Mort -- Études transculturelles.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Cross-cultural studies
Form Electronic book
Author Cecil, Rosanne, 1955-
ISBN 9781000325638