Mothering in Morocco

Crimmins, Pamela
September 1993
Mothering;Fall93, Issue 68, p108
Describes motherhood in Morocco and the traditions/customs that go with it. Women tied to their fertility; Pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and child rearing acts they are endowed to perform; Moroccans guided by the Koran and the Moroccan Family Law; Pregnancy giving the mother increased license to express herself; Emotional and physical availability of aunts and grandmothers; Breastfeeding someone else's child tantamount to becoming that child's natural mother.


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