(1999) 'Revisiting the Critique of Medicalised Childbirth
: A Contribution to the Sociology of Birth', Gender & Society 13(3): 326-346.
But these missteps mar only slightly an otherwise fascinating and powerful recounting of conception and childbirth
.--Kristina Batlett Brody W.W.
One chapter entitled "I hate the snow" brings the rarely reported perspective of a 12-year-old child, who saw his mother dying in childbirth
in their remote mountain village.
In countries such as Afghanistan, women have a one-in-six chance of dying in childbirth
. In the UK, it is one in 8000.
I like to joke around with my birth class students and say, "The pain of childbirth
is nothing compared to the pain of having a two-year-old in the house." While that is often good for a laugh and a tension breaker, those of us who have crossed the line into the land of motherhood often struggle with dealing with toddlers, teenagers and all ages in between.
'We challenge you--as you deliberate this week about investing in "the last frontier"--to share in the responsibility we all bear for women dying needlessly in childbirth
. Join with those who demand increases in long-term investments to strengthen and sustain quality health care systems to meet every pregnant woman's right to life-saving care.
The water helps to ease the pain of labour and childbirth
and can reduce the need for other forms of pain relief and medication.
The event allows visitors to catch up on the latest pregnancy and childbirth
news and talk to other women in a similar situation.
When medical doctor, Gilbert Thomas comes to town the women of Scots Bay are faced with the advent of the medicalization of childbirth
A I definitely do not think childbirth
classes are a waste of time.
Through its year-long sponsorship, the Huggies disposable diaper brand will provide educational materials as well as bath and body products to millions of expectant morns in childbirth
is a wonderful experience that brings joy and fulfilment to both the mother and her family.
More than six out of 10 people in their 20s to 30s do not see marriage and childbirth
as necessary, mainly because of financial pressure, a survey showed, Monday.
Women's health, particularly antenatal and labor and childbirth
care, has been a prominent issue on Brazil's health agenda since the 1990s.
The number of childbirth
totaled 108,740 in 2006, where 894 cases were among girls aged 12-17.