Breastfeeding in Hospital: Mothers, Midwives, and the Production Line

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'Breast is best' is today s prevailing mantra. However, women particularly first-time mothers frequently feel unsupported when they come to feed their baby. This new experience often takes place in the impersonal and medicalized surroundings of a hospital maternity ward where women are 'seen to' by overworked midwives. Using a UK-based ethnographic study and interview material, this book provides a new, radical and critical perspective on the ways in which women experience breastfeeding in hospitals. It highlights that, ...

Breastfeeding in Hospital: Mothers, Midwives and the Production Line 2006, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780415395762

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Breastfeeding in Hospital: Mothers, Midwives, and the Production Line 2006, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780415395755

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