The Childbirth Picture Book / Program. - CBPB - Review - book review
WIN News, Spring, 2000
-A PICTURE STORY OF REPRODUCTION FROM A WOMAN'S VIEW
English / French! Arabic / Somali. With ADDITIONS to PREVENT EXCISION and INFIBULATION
By FRAN P. HOSKEN // DAWINGS by MARCIA L. WILLIAMS. Published by WIN NEWS
The CBPB explains with Drawings, Text and a Discussion Guide the female and male reproductive organs, fertilization, embryonic development, changes during pregnancy, the birth process, post natal care, what a pregnant and breast feeding woman should eat, and contraception.
Separate ADDITIONS on EXCISION and INFIBULATION graphically show the damage done by these mutilations to a girl's body and in childbirth to both mother and new-born child.
A PICTURE GLOSSARY explains technical terms and an International RESOURCE LIST is included. The CBPBs have been tested worldwide for their effectiveness to prevent damaging practices and are used on the grass-roots level regardless of language or literacy. Nutrition Supplements are available The CBPBs are printed in many other languages, including in India, Nepal, Senegal and more
COPYRIGHT 2000 Women's International Network
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