Maternal Health and Well-Being

Coping with Change: Integrating Feminist Praxis with Maternal Health Promotion and Education
By Fiona J .Green

For Whom Is Breast Best? Thoughts on Breastfeeding, Feminism and Ambivalence
By May Friedman

Feeding the State: Breastfeeding and Women’s Well-Being in Context
By Phyllis L. F. Rippeyoung

Intensive Mothering, Intensive Visiting: How Mothers View Prenatal Care Schedules
By Elizabeth Soliday

Trusting Women, Respecting Birth: Prenatal Care in Sweden
By Jan. E. Thomas

Mothers’ Early Embodied and Relational Responses to their Preterm Infants
By Jennifer L. Broeder

“Having a Tough Time:” Towards an Understanding of the Psycho-social Causes of Postpartum Emotional Distress
By Stephanie Knaak

Masquing Well-Being: “Negotiating Space” and the Self-Concept of Poor, Black Women
By Holly A. Haynes

Restricted Access: The Intersections of Reproductive Health, Rights and Policy for Minors and Native American Women
By Barbara Gurr and Nikki McGary

Bridging the Gaps: Reducing Barriers for Mi’kmaq Women and Families During Childbirth
By Joanne Whitty-Rogers, Joan Evans and Josephine Etowa

Having Our Baby!?! A Question of Choice and Availability of Options in Maternity Care and Birth Place, in the Experiences of Queer Couples in British Columbia
By Michelle Walks

Motherhood, Balance, and Health Behaviors of Academic Women
By Michele L. Vancour

Contaminating the Hallowed Maternal Body: A Feminist Approach to the Dilemma of Endocrine Disruptors on Maternal and Child Health
By Erica Hesch Anstey

Making Space for Positive Constructions of the Mother-Child Relationship: The Voices of Mothers of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
By Natalia Cecelia Charles and Rachel C. Berman

Discontent and Activism Among Mothers Who Blog While Raising Children with Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
By Jayme Swanke, Laura Dreuth Zeman , and Judy Doktor

Somali-Canadian Mothers’ Experiences in Parenting a Child with Austism Spectrum Disorder
By Fatima Kediye, Angela Valeo and Rachel C. Berman

Mother Art© and Maternal Health: Transformation from Grief to Compassion
By Rosie Rosenzweig

Crafting Quality of Life: Creativity and Well-being
By Marty Grace, Enza Gandolfo and Chelsea Candy

The Impact of Food Insecurity on Women’s Mental Health: How it Negatively Affects Children’s Health and Development
By Laura Collins

Supporting the Mothers: An Exploration of Maternal Health, Well-being and Support Service Needs for HIV-Positive Mothers
By Linda Hunter

Breaking the Cycle Pregnancy Outreach Program: Reaching Out to Improve the Health and Well-being of Pregnant Substance-Involved Mothers
By Nicole Racine, Mary Motz, Margaret Leslie, and Debra Pepler

“A Splinter in the Toe”: Mothering and Democracy in Grace Paley’s Fiction
By Kremena Todorova


Notes from the Founding Editor
By Andrea O’Reilly

Editor’s Notes
By Jane Satterfield

By Rishma Dunlop

The Education of Girls
By Rishma Dunlop

Cherries in the Snow
By Rishma Dunlop

By Rishma Dunlop

By Rishma Dunlop

By Rishma Dunlop

By Rishma Dunlop

Small Things
By Rishma Dunlop

Reading Amy Lowell
By Rishma Dunlop

Slow Burn
By Rishma Dunlop

By Rishma Dunlop

Metropolis (excerpt)
By Rishma Dunlop

Memento Mori
By Rishma Dunlop

Film Noir
By Rishma Dunlop

Dearest Child
By Rishma Dunlop

Somewhere, a woman is writing a poem
By Rishma Dunlop

Double Lives: Writing and Motherhood
Reviewed by Cayo Gamber

Wishing: Diaries of a Teen Pregnancy.
Reviewed by Cayo Gamber

Whatever Floats Your Boat: Perspectives on Motherhood
Reviewed by Gisela Norat

Like Our Very Own: Adoption and the Changing Culture of Motherhood, 1851-1950
Reviewed by Amy Cuomo

A Mother Apart: How to Let Go of Guilt and Find Happiness Living Apart from your Child
Reviewed by Diana L. Gustafson

Full Frontal Feminism: A Young Woman’s Guide to Why Feminism Matters
Reviewed by Laurie Kruk

Obsession, with Intent: Violence against Women
Reviewed by Deborah Davidson

Misogyny: The World’s Oldest Prejudice
Reviewed by Stephanie Knaak

gravity loves the body
reviewed by Nancy Gerber

Rachel in the World: A Memoir
Reviewed by Barbara Schwartz-Bechet

The Pearl of the Antilles
Reviewed by Gillian M.E. Albans

The End of the Second Class
Reviewed by Deidre Hill Butler

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    Book Volume #: 11.1

    Page Count: 408

    Publication Date: May 2009

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