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Negotiating "Doing the month": An ethnographic study examining the postnatal practices of two generations of Chinese women

Holroyd, Eleanor; Lopez, Violeta; Chan, Sally Wai-Chi


In Chinese society, the specific set of postnatal practices called "doing the month" constitutes an integrated set of postnatal behaviors that provides cultural and maternal protection and identity. This study examines the cultural practice of "doing the

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Nursing and Health Sciences
DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-2018.2011.00575.x


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