• Bergum V (1986) The phenomenology of woman to mother the transformative experience of childbirth Unpublished doctoral dissertation. University of Alberta. In Woman to Mother A Transformatton Bergin & Garvey South Hadley, Massachusetts , in press.
  • Buytendijk FH (1974) Prolegomena to an Anthropological Physiology Duquesne University Press, Pittsburgh Chester P (1979) With Child A Diary of Motherhood Thomas Y Crowell, New York .
  • Cobb S (1976) Social support as a moderator of life stress Presidential address Psychosomatic Medicine 38(5), 300314.
  • Gunther M (1976) The new mother's view of herself Breastfeeding and the Mother Ciba Foundation Sympostum 45, 145157.
  • Harrison M J, Morse J M & Prowse M (1985) Successful breast feeding the mother's dilemma fourrtal of Advanced Nursing 10, 261269.
  • Heidegger M (1962) Beting and Time Harper & Row, New York. Kitzmger S (1971) Giving Btrth The Parents Emotion tn Childbirth Victor Gollanez, London .
  • Mandel B (1984) Open Heart Therapy Celestial Arts, Berkley Omery A (1983) Phenomenology a method for nursing research Advances in Nursing Science 5, 4963.
  • Pryor K (1973) Nursing your Baby Pocket Books, New York .
  • Smith C (1987) Letting go Phenomenology + Pedagogy 5, 135145.
  • Raphael D & Davis F (1985) Only Mothers Know Patterns of Infant Feeding tn Traditional Cultures Greenwood Press Westport, Connecticut .
  • Raphael D (1976) The Tender Gift Breastfeeding Schocken Books, New York .
  • Ricoeur P (1966) Freedom and Nature The Voluntary artd the Involuntary Northwestern University Press, Evanston , Illinois .
  • Van den Berg JH (1974) A Different Existence Duquesne University Press, Pittsburgh .
  • Van Hooft S (1987) Caring and professional commitment Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing 4(4), 2938.
  • Van Manen M (1984) ‘Doing’ Phenomenological Research and Writing An Introductton Monograph No 7, University of Alberta, Edmonton .
  • van Manen M (in press) Researching Lived Expenence Human Sctence for an Action Sensitive Pedagogy Althourse Press, London , Ontario .