Midwives and mothers : the medicalization of childbirth on a Guatemalan plantation / Sheila Cosminsky.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooksLouann Atkins Temple women & culture series: bk. 43.Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2016Edition: First editionDescription: 1 online resource (xii, 303 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781477311400; 1477311408Subject(s): Midwives -- Guatemala -- Social conditions | Traditional medicine -- Guatemala | Childbirth -- Social aspects -- Guatemala | Maternal health services -- Social aspects -- Guatemala | Plantation life -- Health aspects -- Guatemala | Rural development -- Health aspects -- GuatemalaAdditional physical formats: No titleDDC classification: 618.20097281 LOC classification: RG963.G9 | C67 2016Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-288) and index.
Midwives, knowledge, and power at birth -- María's world : the plantation -- The role of the midwife : María and Siriaca -- Hands and intuition : the midwife's prenatal care -- Soften the pain : management of labor and delivery -- Looking after mother and infant : postpartum care -- To heal and to hold : midwife as healer and doctor to the family -- Career or calling : national health policies and midwifery training programs -- Medicalization through the lens of childbirth -- Appendix I. Medicinal plants and remedies mentioned by midwives -- Appendix II. common and scientific names of medicinal plants.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed November 8, 2016).