❴PDF / Epub❵ ✅ Changing Birth in the Andes Author Lucia Guerra-Reyes – Bluevapours.co.uk In 1997 when Lucia Guerra Reyes began research in Peru she observed a profound disconnect between the birth care desires of health personnel and those of indigenous women Midwives and doctors would pl In in the Kindle Ñ when Lucia Guerra Reyes began research in Peru she observed a profound disconnect between the birth care desires of health personnel and those of indigenous women Midwives and doctors would plead with her as the anthropologist to educate women about the dangerous inadeuacy of their Changing Birth eBook ✓ traditions They failed to see how their aim of achieving low rates of maternal mortality clashed with the experiences of local women who often feared public health centers where they could experience discrimination and verbal or physical abuse Mainly the women and their families sought a good birth Birth in the eBook ↠ which was normally a home birth that corresponded with Andean perceptions of health as a balance of bodily humorsPeru's Intercultural Birthing Policy of was intended to solve these longstanding issues by recognizing indigenous cultural values and making biomedical care accessible and desirable for indigenous women Yet many difficulties remainGuerra Reyes also gives ethnographic attention to health care workers She explains the class and educational backgrounds of traditional birth attendants and midwives interviews doctors and health care administrators and describes their interactions with local families Interviews with national policy makers put the program in context.
- 290 pages
- Changing Birth in the Andes
- Lucia Guerra-Reyes
- 12 April 2016 Lucia Guerra-Reyes