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S. clinical context:37 Most educational schemes in clinical settings are based on the premise that the presentation of proper information is what is required to improve patient knowledge and behavior. This is the case only where patients lack information. A very CULTURAL NOTIONS OF FERTILITY IN SOUTH ASIA 23 different sort of problem is the replacement of incorrect information. A patient who is presented with a fact which conflicts with what she believes to be true culturally is not necessarily going to reject the old and take on the new because the correctness of the new is scientific fact.
Similarly, among the Ngwa Igbo of Nigeria, the effectiveness of rhythm is reduced by the fact that it is incorrectly practiced because women believe that their most fertile period is soon after menstruation (Ukaegbu 1975). Likewise, Hansen (1975), in his book on the Polynesian island of Rapa, notes: Most Rapans would like to limit their families to two or three children. To this end, they practice a rhythm method of birth control, but they find it most ineffective. “I don’t understand it,” remarked one woman, then expecting her eighth child.
9. day bath to immaculate conception from the gods (children being “born in truth”) and children taking on the characteristics of those whom a woman’s eyes first befall. What it does not explain is why the first half of a woman’s cycle (following menses) is deemed more fertile than the second half of her cycle. Reference to a child looking like a man other than a woman’s husband as being related to who she cast her eyes upon after her purification bath may also be a slur upon the woman’s moral character.
Anthropology and international health : Asian case studies by Mark Nichter; Mimi Nichter