A Time to Be Born: Customs and Folklore of Jewish Birth


Psychologist Michele Klein's book, unlike any other book on childbirth, drawers on prayers, folktales, folk remedies, Jewish mystical literature and many historical and religious documents to explore childbirth in a Jewish context. Expecting parents, grandparents, Jewish community workers, even obstetricians and midwives will find the book a helpful and informative one about Jewish attitudes, customs and hopes during this special time.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Philadelphia
Publication year:
  • 1998


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