By Lauren Fordyce, Aminata Maraesa
Bright ethnographies of reproductive hazard and accountability that talk to the conflicts among pregnant ladies and moms and state-sanctioned biomedicine.
As Carole Browner explains in her foreword: "These chapters compellingly show that even though we anthropologists are inclined to communicate of biomedicine in hegemonic phrases, in truth its penetration is kind of variable and sometimes ambivalently met. . . . possibility, replica, and Narratives of expertise sheds new mild on a troubling middle point of medicalization techniques, which concurrently render pregnant ladies extra docile topics while they're impelled to actively have interaction with biomedicalized prenatal care regimes. . . . We additionally see consummate capability through which states search to consolidate strength within the reproductive realm is thru enlargement of the biomedical notion of threat. This serious statement emerges many times during this collection."
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In Investment in Health: Social and Economic Returns. Pp. 119–42. Washington, DC: Pan American Health Organization. Taussig, Michael 1980 The Devil and Commodity Fetishism in South America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. 35 36 Risk, Reproduction, and Narratives of Experience Verderese, Maria de Lourdes, and Lily Turnbull 1975 The Traditional Birth Attendant in Maternal and Child Health and Family Planning. Geneva: World Health Organization. Walsh, Linda 2006 Beliefs and Rituals in Traditional Birth Attendant Practice in Guatemala.
At some later point, sometimes years after the initial call, they described falling ill and regaining their health only once they had begun their work as a comadrona. 3 She describes herself as muy humilde (very humble), and indeed she made little eye contact during our discussions. Her slow answers suggested limited fluency in Spanish. Nonetheless, her answers were full and expressive, and she kept meticulous written records of her patients over time. Magdalena learned in a dream she was destined to become a comadrona.
Although Romelia feels that she was destined to become a comadrona, she did not feel that way because of dreams or visions. Instead, her mother had been a comadrona, and Romelia had seen how she practiced throughout her lifetime, as well as during the deliveries of Romelia’s own children. One day her mother was not at home when someone came to fetch her for a delivery, so Romelia took her place. She said that first delivery was not at all difficult, and so she started working Conceiving Risk in K’iche’ Maya Reproduction as a comadrona, with training at the hospital in Quetzaltenango on the weekends for eight months, sometimes for twelve or even twenty-four hours at a time.