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Reinscribing the Birthing Body: Homebirth as Ritual Performance

In theĀ  Medical Anthropology Quarterly, released this month, Melissa Cheyney examines the clinical practices engaged in by U.S. homebirth midwives and their clients from the beginning of pregnancy through to the immediate postpartum period, deconstructing them for their symbolic and ritual content. Read this quarter’s issue by logging in to AnthroSource.

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