Wet nurses

Harvey, Nichole (2007) Wet nurses. In: Malti-Douglas, Fedwa, (ed.) Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender. Macmillan Social Science Library, 2 . Macmillan, Detroit, Michegan, USA.

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Scope of entry topic: Briefly outline the practices, prevalence, and attitudes toward wet nurses. Provide historical background for this practice in at least a few different societies. Discuss impact of the practice on childhood, family structures, and the socioeconomic and emotional lives wet nurses themselves.

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Item ID: 10410
Item Type: Book Chapter (Reference)
ISBN: 978-0-02-866115-5
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Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2017 04:44
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1110 Nursing > 111006 Midwifery @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920411 Nutrition @ 50%
92 HEALTH > 9205 Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health) > 920501 Child Health @ 50%
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