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Motherly love in pregnancy: On its historical emergence in German medical texts (1900-1950)

By Lisa Malich Today, pregnancy is often considered a time full of tender emotions and motherly love. This is especially the case in representations of pregnancy in ’how-to guides’ for mothers. Nevertheless – contrary to our current assumptions – motherly

Motherly love in pregnancy: On its historical emergence in German medical texts (1900-1950)

By Lisa Malich Today, pregnancy is often considered a time full of tender emotions and motherly love. This is especially the case in representations of pregnancy in ’how-to guides’ for mothers. Nevertheless – contrary to our current assumptions – motherly