Anita: a Mayan peasant woman copes.


This is a case history of Anita, Mayan woman aged 38, who lives in the small village of Can Cun in the Yucatan, Mexico. She has had 10 pregnancies and 7 living children. She nearly died with her last birth. She has a good relationship with her children. She worked several jobs and sold illegal alcohol to put her son, Emiliano, through school. She is… (More)


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@article{Elmendorf1979AnitaAM, title={Anita: a Mayan peasant woman copes.}, author={Mary Elmendorf}, journal={Studies in family planning}, year={1979}, volume={10 11-12}, pages={418-20} }