What to Believe When You're Expecting

What to Believe When You're Expecting

A New Look at Old Wives' Tales in Pregnancy

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Rowman and Littllefield
Pregnant women encounter advice from many directions about how to have a healthy pregnancy – not only from health care providers, but from relatives, friends, and the Internet. Some of these pieces of advice (on topics that range from in
When a woman is pregnant, she may hear no end of old wives’ tales, folklore, and advice on what will affect her baby or what will help her pregnancy to go well. Schaffir reviews the origins and the variety of these old tales and advice, repeated generation after generation, and helps women decide which bits they can believe.

Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]
ISBN: 9781538102077
Branch Call Number: 618.2 Sch14w
Characteristics: vii, 161 pages ; 24 cm


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