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  1. Maternal Transition

    A North-South Politics of Pregnancy and Childbirth

    By Candace Johnson

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Politics

    What are the political dimensions that are revealed in women’s preferences for health care during pregnancy and childbirth? The answers to this question vary from one community to the next, and often from woman to the next, although the trends in the Global North and South are strikingly different....

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Growing Up Fast

    Re-Visioning Adolescent Mothers' Transitions to Young Adulthood

    By Bonnie J. Ross Leadbeater

    The first edition of Growing Up Fast attempted to counter the stereotype of poor, minority adolescent mothers and describe the diversity of their educational, work, parenting, and relationship experiences. The volume followed a strengths-based approach to understanding why some mothers appeared...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Nutrition in Pregnancy and Childbirth

    Food for Thought

    Edited by Lorna Davies, Ruth Deery

    Making good nutritional choices can mean women optimise the outcomes of their birthing experience and offer their babies the best possible start in life. To support this, all health professionals who work with women during pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period need to have an appropriate...

    Published December 5th 2013 by Routledge

  4. MMR and Autism

    What Parents Need to Know

    By Michael Fitzpatrick

    The MMR controversy has been characterized by two one-sided discourses. In the medical world, the weight of opinion is overwhelmingly in favour of MMR. In the public world, the anti-MMR campaign has a much greater influence, centred on the fears of parents that the triple vaccine may cause autism...

    Published June 24th 2004 by Routledge

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