Baby Rites

Kate Saunders learns about the practices surrounding pregnancy and childbirth in different religious and cultural traditions.

Episodes

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0101Jewish2001031920031208

She joins in the celebrations marking the birth of a Jewish boy.

0101Jewish2001031920031208

She joins in the celebrations marking the birth of a Jewish boy.

0102Muslim2001032020031209

She discovers why the first words a baby hears are important to its Muslim parents.

0102Muslim2001032020031209

She discovers why the first words a baby hears are important to its Muslim parents.

0103 LASTChinese2001032120031210

women tell her why they mustn't look at mules when they are pregnant and how they protect themselves and their babies from evil spirits and demons.

0103 LASTChinese2001032120031210

women tell her why they mustn't look at mules when they are pregnant and how they protect themselves and their babies from evil spirits and demons.