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Discussion of similarities in attitudes, beliefs, traditions, behaviors, etc. Birthing and parenting that exist among all three cultures (American, Mexico and China).

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Birthing and Parenting

Similarities between three cultures: American, Mexico and China

1) Breast-feeding beliefs/behaviours
- Current research and practices among the middle- to upper-class and educated in these countries are aware of the benefits breast feeding. Many studies done in these countries show that they all have similar positive attitudes towards breast feeding as it seems to yield benefits for the mother . i.e. cancer prevention and for the child such as bonding between mother /child. All these governments and medical practices encourage breast-feeding through offering doulas, training and social ...

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Discussion of birthing and parenting practices in Mexico, America and China