"Bouncing back": How Australia's leading women's magazines portray the postpartum 'body'

Elsevier Inc
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Women and Birth, 2012, 25 pp. 128 - 134
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To examine how the Australian media portrays the childbearing body through the use of celebrity stories in women's magazines. The study aimed to provide insight into socially constructed factors that might influence women's body image and expectations during pregnancy and the early postnatal period.
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