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By Elly Teman

ISBN-10: 0520259637

ISBN-13: 9780520259638

ISBN-10: 0520259645

ISBN-13: 9780520259645

Birthing a Mother is the 1st ethnography to probe the intimate event of gestational surrogate motherhood. during this fantastically written and insightful e-book, Elly Teman exhibits how surrogates and meant moms conscientiously negotiate their cooperative pastime. Drawing on anthropological fieldwork between Jewish Israeli girls, interspersed with cross-cultural views of surrogacy within the international context, Teman strains the approaches during which surrogates relinquish any maternal declare to the infant at the same time meant moms accomplish a classy transition to motherhood. Teman’s groundbreaking research unearths that as surrogates psychologically and emotionally disengage from the fetus they bring about, they advance a profound and lasting bond with the meant mother.

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