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Part I: Contexts

Chapter 1. La Orilla: Coletas ad Coloniality

Part II: Childbearing Politics

Chapter 2. Bety and Rosa
Chapter 3. Bridging the Gap: Barrio Midwives
Chapter 4. Cris, Sofi and Esme: The Birth Centre

Part III: Nurture Work

Chapter 5. Lupita and Carlita
Chapter 6. Sara, Bania and Lila: Good Enough Mothers

Conclusion: Translating a Local-Global Maternal Health

Appendix: On Doing Fieldwork with Children


Good Enough Mothers

Practicing Nurture and Motherhood in Chiapas, Mexico

JM López

200 pages, 6 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-80073-252-0 Hb Published (November 2021)

eISBN 978-1-80073-253-7 eBook