Lecturer in Midwifery and independent midwife, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Edith Cowan University, Western Australia
There are different ideologies and models in maternity care, each with underlying assumptions and philosophies relating to women and the care provided to them during the childbirth continuum. The...
Historically, childbirth was the domain of women only, for it was regarded as a female mystery, of which women alone had special knowledge and understanding. From the 1700s, with the rise of science...
The Oxford Dictionary defines feminism as ‘the advocacy of women's rights on the ground of the equality of the sexes’ This is a basic definition, and it is argued that feminism has many, with an...
Of all the different types of cancer diagnosed globally, skin cancer is the most prolific (Nguyen et al, 2012), and melanoma remains the major cause of death from skin cancer (Trakatelli et al, 2012)...
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