Tracy R. Nichols, Ph.D.
scholar, writer, teacher, mentor, and late-blooming artist
Examining the intersections of mothering & health
Combining storytelling with poetics & visual arts
Teaching & Mentoring
Transforming knowledge through meaningful relationships
What is Lived Mothering?
Lived mothering is an approach to studying reproductive health that centers mothers* while acknowledging the importance of structural factors.
In qualitative methodology we focus on the lived experience. I take this practice, apply it to mothers, and examine interpersonal, institutional, and structural contexts in which these lived experiences reside.
*Mothers are people who’s daily practice is invested in the care, nurturing, and socialization of their children. Mothers can be female or male; they can be cisgendered, transgendered, or nonbinary. Mothers may or may not have biological and/or legal connections to their child(ren). Being a mother is both a practice and an identity.
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Department of Public Health Education
Greensboro, NC USA