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On Becoming a Mother: Welcoming Your New Baby and Your New Life with Wisdom from Around the World

On Becoming a Mother: Welcoming Your New Baby and Your New Life with Wisdom from Around the World (Hardback)

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A celebration of pregnancy, childbirth, and the first year of a new baby's life From Mexican rebozo used to rock the belly and ease back pain during pregnancy to the Bengali practice of taking off a woman's bangles to help her visualize a speedy labour, from Arianna Huffington's advice for getting sleep in the early days of motherhood to Davina McCall's tribute to her midwife, from the inspiring proverbs printed on the kangas used to carry East African newborns on their mother's back to the Japanese ritual where Sumo wrestlers are asked to make infants cry, discover a world's worth of wisdom on becoming a mother.

Health & WellbeingAdvice on the stages of lifeParentingPregnancy, birth & baby care Publisher: Oneworld Publications Publication Date: 27/02/2014 ISBN-13: 9781780743899  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Brigid McConville is a director of the White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood. An award-winning journalist and filmmaker, she has written a dozen on-fiction books. When she is not travelling the world to ensure WRA's mission that pregnancy and childbirth are safe for all, she splits her time between London and Somerset.

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