TITLE

Cultural safety and the birth culture of Maori

AUTHOR(S)
Wepa, Dianne; Te Huia, Jean
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Social Work Review;Winter2006, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses traditional cultural concepts concerning pregnancy and childbirth among the Maori people. It notes that the society views pregnancy and childbirth as normal processes in which young women are given the corresponding support and education. Processes involved in pregnancy and birthing process are given. It mentions the influences that the European colonization had on the Maori people, such as the implementation of the Western methods of hygiene, sanitation and medication.
ACCESSION #
25357027

 

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