1-day conference ‘Policing Pregnancy: Who Should Be A Mother?’ May 18th, 2017 Canterbury Christ Church University

This one-day event, to be held at Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) on Thursday 18 May 2017, is a collaboration by British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS), the Centre for Parenting Culture Studies (CPCS), Birthrights, and Engaging Sociology at CCCU.

The full programme is now available online here. Sessions will explore the impact of changing ideas about pregnancy, motherhood, responsibility, and risk on mother’s experience and professional services:

         ‘Ideal pregnancies’ and the new family planning

         Bad bodies, bad choices? Behavioural advice and the pregnant woman

         Pregnancy surveillance and the medical profession

         Breastfeeding, guilt, and ideals of good motherhood

For more information or to book your place, click here. If you have any questions about the event, please contact Jennie Bristow (jennie.bristow@canterbury.ac.uk).

We look forward to seeing you there!

 

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