A Passion for Birth: My life: anthropology, family and by Sheila Kitzinger

By Sheila Kitzinger

across the world popular childbirth educator, anthropologist and feminist icon Sheila Kitzinger (1929–2015) was once essentially the most influential figures within the common childbirth movement.

In a pioneering profession spanning greater than 50 years she campaigned for and oversaw an intensive swap in maternity care, putting women’s rights and offerings on the very center of childbirth. Her ardour, examine and information of childbirth have had huge, immense effect on thousands of ladies worldwide.

In her long-awaited autobiography complete almost immediately prior to her dying in April 2015, Sheila speaks overtly approximately her extraordinary existence and profession. From early life becoming up with a feminist mom and her pupil days in Oxford, to her worldwide anthropological and activist paintings and family members existence with husband Uwe and their 5 daughters, this can be a interesting perception into a unprecedented woman.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Passion for Birth: My life: anthropology, family and feminism PDF

Similar personal health books

Handbook of Obstetric High Dependency Care

Concise sensible counsel to handling an Obstetric excessive Dependency unit The staff and medical setting is the start line for the guide of Obstetric excessive Dependency Care. The ebook discusses the constitution and specifications of a unit, either clinically and when it comes to gear, protocols and administration goals.

The Truth About Air Electricity & Health

'The fact approximately Air electrical energy & healthiness' is an informative how-to publication that uncovers the reality concerning the healing energy of nature's clean electrified air and the way it may be harnessed for the therapeutic of the physique and brain. it really is an illuminating dialogue of ways tiny fees of electrical energy within the air could make or holiday one’s future health.

moving - macht den Rücken fit (German Edition)

Flott, kurz und informativ - Sie können sofort mit relocating beginnen. Das moving-macht den Rücken fit-Buch beschreibt die Grundlagen und die Anwendung von relocating als tägliche Rückenprävention.

Beyond Evidence Based Policy in Public Health: The Interplay of Ideas (Palgrave Studies in Science, Knowledge and Policy)

This e-book explores the complicated courting among public future health learn and coverage, utilising tobacco keep an eye on and health and wellbeing inequalities within the united kingdom as contrasting case reviews. It argues that targeting research-informed principles usefully attracts awareness to the centrality of values, politics and advocacy for public overall healthiness debates.

Extra info for A Passion for Birth: My life: anthropology, family and feminism

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.70 of 5 – based on 16 votes