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Western Maternity and Medicine, 1880-1990
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The contributors to this collection look into the experiences of women in the Western world going through pregnancy and birth over the last hundred years.


Contents:

Western Maternity and Medicine: An Introduction - Linda Bryder and Janet Greenlees 1 Safely Delivered? Insights into Late Nineteenth-Century Australian Maternity Care from Coronial Inquests into Maternal Deaths - Madonna Grehan 2 Pregnancy, Pathology and Public Morals: Making Antenatal Care in Edinburgh around 1900 - Salim Al-Gailani 3 'The Peculiar and Complex Female Problem': The Church of Scotland and Health Care for Unwed Mothers, 1900-1948 - Janet Greenlees 4 Taking 'Advantage of the Facilities and Comforts ... Offered': Women's Choice of Hospital Delivery in Interwar Edinburgh - Alison Nuttall 5 'What Women Want': Childbirth Services and Women's Activism in New Zealand, 1900-1960 - Linda Bryder 6 'Twixt God and Geography: The Development of Maternity Services in Twentieth-Century Ireland - Lindsey Earner-Byrne 7 Test Tubes and Turpitude: Medical Responses to the Infertile Patient in Mid-Twentieth-Century Scotland - Gayle Davis 8 Women's Experiences of the Maternity Services in Berkshire and Oxfordshire, c.1970-1990 - Angela Davis 9 From Muller to Johnson Controls: Mothers and Workplace Health in the US, from Protective Labour Legislation to Fetal Protection Policies - Allison L Hepler


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ISBN-13: 9781317318965
Publisher: Pickering & Chatto (Publishers) Ltd
Publication date: August, 2013
Pages: 256

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