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Journal Vol. 20, No. 1 — The Value of Mothering - Are mothers let down when Culture can't care?

ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Editorial - Culture Clash
Gina Lowdon explores the implications of cultural perspectives on mothering

Birth of Mutual Understanding and Respect
Tamara Parnay looks at cultivating an empathic environment for the sharing of our birth stories

PTSD After Birth
Midwife Kate Simpson looks at PTSD as a result of oppression

Child Protection
Last August Jean Robinson wrote the following letter to the Department of Health explaining the views of AIMS

Breast is Best
Emily Cox wonders why policies conflicts?

Lies, Damned Lies and Obstetric Opinion
Beverley Lawrence Beech comments on The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists(ACOG) press release about home births

Women as Obstetric Fashion Victims
Jane Wright highlights her paper delivered to the Northern Ireland NCT AGM and conference, 13th October 2007, Belfast

Choosing Midwifery Only Care
Caroline Cordery's quest to get the care she wanted

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Also in this issue:
Michelle's Story
Letters Thoughts of Hurting the Baby & Is there a Father in the House?
Quotation Corner

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