Our bodies, ourselves : a book by and for women / the Boston Women's Health Book Collective.
Contributor(s): Boston Women's Health Book Collective.Material type: TextSeries: Touchstone book: Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, Copyright date: ©1976Edition: 2nd ed., completely rev. and expanded.Description: 383 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 29 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0671221450; 9780671221454; 0671221469 (pbk.); 9780671221461 (pbk.).Subject(s): Women -- United States | Women -- Psychology | Women -- Health and hygiene | Women Health and hygiene | Women Psychology | Women United StatesAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Our bodies, ourselves.DDC classification: 301.41/2/0973 Other classification: 71.31 | 44.29 | MS 3000 | MS 6000 | XE 4801 Also issued online.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Also issued online.
Our changing sense of self / Joan Sheingold Ditzion -- The anatomy and physiology of sexuality and reproduction / Esther R. Rome, with help from Jill Wolhandler and Abby Schwarz -- Sexuality / Nancy Press Hawley, Elizabeth A. McGee and Wendy Coppedge Sanford -- Living with ourselves and others: our sexual relationships / Paula Brown Doress and Nancy Press Hawley with help from Joan Sheingold Ditzion and Judy Norsigian -- In Amerika they call us dykes / A Boston Gay Collective -- Taking care of ourselves. I. Nutrition / Judy Norsigian; Women in motion / Janet Jones and Carol McEldowney; II. Glossary/examinations and tests / Judy Norsigian and Norma Meras Swenson -- III. Common medical and health problems: traditional and alternative treatments / Judy Norsigian and Norma Meras Swenson -- Rape / Judy Norsigian, with help from Boston Area Rape Crisis Center and Washington, D.C., Rape Crisis Center -- Self-defense / Janet Jones and Carol McEldowney -- Venereal disease / Esther R. Rome -- Birth Control / Wendy Coppedge Sanford and Barbara Bridgman Perkins -- Abortion / Wendy Coppedge Sanford, with help from Elizabeth McCord and Elizabeth A. McGee -- Considering parenthood / Joan Sheingold Ditzion, with help from Ruth Davidson Bell, Wilma Vilunya Diskin, Paula Brown Doress [and others] -- Childbearing unit. Introduction to chapters 13-15 / Jane Kates Pincus, Robbie Pfeufer -- Pregnancy / Jane Kates Pincus, with help from Ruth Davidson Bell and Norma Meras Swenson -- Preparation for childbirth / Ruth Davidson Bell, with help from Jane Kates Pincus, Norma Meras Swenson, Wendy Coppedge Sanford [and others] -- Postpartum: after the baby is born / Wilma Vilunya Diskin and Paula Brown Doress, with help from Ruth Davidson Bell and Norma Meras Swenson -- Some exceptions to the normal childbearing experience / Jane Kates Pincus and Barbara Eck Menning, with help from Susan Siroty and Ellen Bresnick -- Menopause / Pamela Chernoff Berger and Judy Norsigian, with help from Marcia Kasabian and Wendy Coppedge Sanford -- Women and health care. The American health care system / Mary Rollston Stern and Norma Meras Swenson -- Choosing and using health and medical care / Norma Meras Swenson, with help from Jane Kates Pincus and Mary Rollston Stern -- Coping, organizing and developing alternatives / Norma Meras Swenson, with help from Judy Norsigian and Jane Kates Pincus.
Discusses the many roles of women and the choices open to them. Includes detailed treatment of feminine hygiene.