Human Birth

Human Birth

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qA highly readable and scholarly integrative overview of anthropological understandings of human birth.q --American Anthropologist This unique study provides a comparative analysis of the birth process and mother-infant interaction in an evolutionary perspective. The author includes data collected during her study of more than 100 out-of-hospital deliveries.After a diagram in aquot;Parent-Infant Bondingaquot; by M. H. Klaus and J. H. Kennell. ... reflect the order of priority of the survival advantages gained: Removing the fluids from the head improves respiration, vision, ... Under cool or windy conditions, if a lamb or kid is not dried, it may use so much energy simply trying to maintain body anbsp;...

Title:Human Birth
Author:Wenda Trevathan
Publisher:Transaction Publishers - 1987-01-01


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