Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Stephanie S. Colello

  • Cultural warfare: investigating childbirth practices in Doctor Zhivago

    Stephanie S. Colello New York, United States   Caption: “Stalin’s tenderness to our future children shines!” I was fortunate to spend a year studying the transformation of Russian childbirth practices through the lens of Russian literature—an endeavor that at first glance may seem farfetched. However, I quickly realized that no birth scene is written as…