TITLE

Telling children the birth story

AUTHOR(S)
Kitzinger, Sheila
PUB. DATE
December 1997
SOURCE
Mothering;Winter97, Issue 85, p61
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Suggests that telling children about birth and letting them witness it could help develop a child's sensitivity to another human being. Advantage of telling children the facts about childbirth; Its effect to sibling relationships; Importance of rehearsing children about childbirth.
ACCESSION #
9711022524

 

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