Learning to be affected: Maternal connection, intuition and “Elimination Communication”
In this article I engage with Latour's concept of 'learning to be affected' to think about the possibility of co-parents developing a kind of 'maternal intuition' based on embodied infant hygiene care practices. This is one of the most difficult articles I have written, and it took many years and spanned many of my own babies!
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Dombroski, K. (2018) Learning to be affected: Maternal connection, intuition and “Elimination Communication” Emotion, Space and Society, 26:72-79. doi:10.1016/j.emospa.2017.09.004