Surrogate Selves and Embodied Others

Elly Teman

in Birthing a Mother

Published by University of California Press

Published in print March 2010 | ISBN: 9780520259638
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520945852 | DOI:
Surrogate Selves and Embodied Others

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This chapter concentrates on the way surrogates interpret conceptive technologies and their own pregnancy symptoms using an idiom of “nature” to distinguish between that which is personal and that which is foreign to their bodies.

Keywords: surrogates; surrogacy; contraception; pregnancy symptoms

Chapter.  8525 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Medical Anthropology

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