Mais recentemente, a sindrome de couvade
tem sido relacionada aos sintomas fisicos manifestados por pais biologicos, de carater involuntario e de determinacao inconsciente, os quais sao concomitantes a gravidez das esposas (Brennan, Ayers, Marshall-Lhafez, & Hamed, 2007a; Murphy, 1992).
Es dificil medir las posibles implicaciones demograficas de la ruptura de la couvade
y la disminucion del tiempo de lactancia materna, que contribuyen al aumento de la fecundidad en el grupo.
es un fenomeno ampliamente extendido, pero solamente ritualizado en algunas culturas primitivas en Colombia.
The first line tells us that the name Couvade
here means "sleeper of the tribe" and this immediately signals the journey into the unconscious which is about to be undertaken.
The Bloom of MOtherhood: Couvade
as a Structural Device in Ulysses.
The word couvade
is derived from the French couver, meaning "to incubate, hatch, or brood," and signifies the male's engagement with his unborn baby.
A similar phenomenon reappears in the condition known as couvade
syndrome, in which the male partners of pregnant women experience various symptoms of pregnancy, including abdominal pain.
The cultural practices known collectively as couvade
and their analogues in cultures that do not have formalized couvade
rituals have been treated at various times in psychoanalytic literature.
Nillson equates this with la couvade
, a world-wide custom which involved the husband's being also "confined" when his wife gave birth (369f).
Meaghan Morris introduced two elaborately-wrought theoretical papers: one in classical style by Anne Freadman, which worked at specifying "the woman writer" as a discursively constructed object of "feminist reading practice"; and the other by Sneja Gunew, baroquely deconstructing femininity metaphors and proposing couvade
, rather than castration, as the sign of sexual difference.
Now men are far beyond the stage at which they expressed their envy of woman's procreative power through couvade
, transvestism, or subincision.
Facts to dazzle your friends with In Couvade
Syndrome, expectant fathers also get morning sickness and cravings.