An American experience of pregnancy and childbirth in Japan

Birth practices in modern Japan differ markedly from those currently observed in the United States and the outcomes are among the best in the world. A fundamental question is whether such practices could be exported apart from the underlying system of cultural values. While autonomy is cherished in...

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Journal Title: Birth: Issues in Perinatal Care Vol. 16; no. 2; pp. 81 - 86
Author: N. S. Engel
Format: Article
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