Brought to Bed

Brought to Bed : Childbearing in America, 1750-1950

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This is a comprehensive history of women and childbirth in America. Many of the basic changes that have occurred since 1750 resulted from two factors: the replacement of midwives and other female support systems by male doctors in the actual delivery process, and the movement of childbirth from the home to hospitals.show more

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  • Hardback | 296 pages
  • 160.02 x 238.76 x 30.48mm | 635.03g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • halftones, graphs
  • 0195038436
  • 9780195038439

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