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Author Dykes, Fiona.
Title Breastfeeding in hospital : mothers, midwives and the production line / Fiona Dykes.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2006.


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Description 1 online resource (ix, 213 pages)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 182-208) and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Breastfeeding -- Great Britain.
Breast Feeding -- ethnology.
Breast Feeding -- psychology.
Hospital Units.
Mothers -- psychology.
Great Britain.
Genre Electronic books.
Contents The birthing of the production line -- Formulating infant feeding -- Participating in production -- 'It is so demanding' : breastfeeding as labour -- 'Time to care' : midwifery work at the end of the medical production line -- Breastfeeding and midwifery work : re-conceptualising bodies, time and relationships.
Summary Using a UK-based ethnographic study and interview material, this book provides a critical perspective on the ways in which women experience breastfeeding in hospitals. It highlights that, in spite of heavy promotion of breastfeeding, there is often a lack of support for women who begin to breastfeed in hospitals.
Other Title Print version: Dykes, Fiona. Breastfeeding in hospital. London ; New York : Routledge, 2006 0415395755 0415395763