The way of a mother with her young is arguably the most intimate of all mammalian relationships. In large measure, this is due to the mechanics of anatomy and physiology. Mothers come equipped with the biological ability to conceive, gestate, give birth and lactate. There is a physical connection between mother and child in which

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Body Image

Body image is the subjective opinion or description one has of his or her own physical appearance. The body image is also shaped by the reactions of others to a person’s physical appearance as he or she perceives them. The concept of body image usually begins in infancy and develops slowly over time. People can

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Women’s Health

 Being a woman has a significant impact on health, as a result of both biological and gender-related differences. The health of women and girls is of particular concern because, in many societies, they are disadvantaged by discrimination rooted in sociocultural factors. For example, women and girls face increased vulnerability to HIV/AIDS. Some of the sociocultural

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