The Politics of Maternity Care

The Politics of Maternity Care

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This concise volume examines the maternity care of British women, in both historical and social contexts. It includes authoritative information on such issues as the mother's control over childbirth, the changing role of the father, the development of midwifery, and the relationship between doctors and midwives.Having established what Arney has called a#39;the optimal birthing trajectorya#39; (Arney and Bergen 1984), obstetricians were ... The chapter on a#39;Prolonged Laboura#39; in Ian Donalda#39;s 1 969 edition of Practical Obstetric Problems disappeared entirelyanbsp;...

Title:The Politics of Maternity Care
Author:Jo Garcia, Robert Kilpatrick
Publisher:Oxford University Press, USA - 1990-01


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