Joan Raphael-Leff

Joan Raphael-Leff

Although the needs of babies have changed very little over the millennia, over the past decades, female equality in education and occupational opportunities has altered maternal expectations. This renders baby-care requirements discordant with ambition for many mothers, and produces heartfelt dilemmas for others.More Joan Raphael-Leff quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In pregnancy, there are two bodies, one inside the other. Two people live under one skin. When so much of life is dedicated to maintaining our integrity as distinct beings, this bodily tandem is an uncanny fact.More Joan Raphael-Leff quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There's nothing there — get rid of that!More Joan Raphael-Leff quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When adults come together to form an intimate relationship, each person releases into it unresolved issues from their trans-generational pool of unconscious fantasies. Partners are often chosen to actualize certain potentialities for each other, and the unborn baby becomes party to their drama.More Joan Raphael-Leff quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Childbearing is the most consistent of human events. Male and female alike, we have all been gestated inside a woman's body. As a phenomenon, childbearing is seemingly eternal and universal, yet like no other it highlights the gender divide, the singularity of individual experience and sociocultural diversities.More Joan Raphael-Leff quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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