From Birth Hut To The Garden Of Eden

The environment is the surroundings in which we live and act. We also use this term to refer to the natural world that is affected by human activity. We can think about how the environment affects birth. For example, how does bright light or a crowded or empty room affect the birth process? But, we can also think about how birth affects the environment. What does a birth do to the space and the people that take part in this activity? Whose space is it? Is it sacred?

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About Author: Michele Klein

Michele Klein authored the National Jewish Book Award winner, A Time to Be Born: Customs and Folklore of Jewish Birth (Jewish Publication Society 2000).

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