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This article discusses conceptions of conception, gestation and childbirth shortly after the boom of the Zika epidemic in Brazil, from the narratives of female mothers of babies with microcephaly. His children were conceived and gestated in a sui generis context, quite chaotic and insecure, due to the deconditioning of the deficit, the roads of Recife and the neighborhoods of popular litters. Most were born in public hospitals in the state capital of Pernambuco. This way, trying to comprehend these sexual and reproductive experiences of these women, with her we were in 2016 and then in 2017, in this case, from the memory of your gestations and births. Try to be more of the particularity of sexual and reproductive life of Brazilian women, to be thought, for this reason we recover their ideals and practices, comparing them to others, a little wider, on the subject.
Carneiro, R., & Fleischer, S. R. (2018). “I never expected this, it was a big shock”: Conception, pregnancy and birth in times of zika through the eyes of women in Recife, PE, Brazil. Interface: Communication, Health, Education, 22(66), 709–719. https://doi.org/10.1590/1807-57622017.0857