Ultural Perspectives on Childbirth, Aging, and Disability

Cesarean Sections in the United States
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Options for reading

3. Program for Multicultural Health, University of Michigan Health System: bmhg.htm
Optional Reading
Available through ProQuest:
1. Lemon, B.S. (2002). Amish health care beliefs and practices in an obstetrical setting. Journal of Multicultural Nursing and Health, 8(3), 72-77.
Available via EBSCOWeb:
2. Scopesi, A., Zanobini, M., & Carossino, P. (1997). Childbirth in different cultures: Psychophysical reactions of women delivering in U.S., German, French, and Italian hospitals. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 15(1), 9-30.