Abiyamo: Motherhood Incarnate

by Wale Owoeye

Publisher: Pipit Inc.

Publication Date: October 30, 2017

ISBN: 9781386663423

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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ABIYAMO*: MOTHERHOOD INCARNATE* is a monograph about Yoruba tradition of motherhood, detailing its evolutionary phases from childhood to adulthood when a woman becomes betrothed to become a mother.

The book spotlights the culture of Abiyamo to the world, expressing the shades, nuances and spiritual overtones of the travails of pregnancy, Ojo Ikunle, Abiye and postpartum roles a mother plays in the molding of a child and maintenance of the society.

The book is written by Wale Sasamura-Owoeye, author of Elere-Omo: Spirit Child