Catching Babies: The Professionalization Of Childbirth, 1870-1920 (Hardcover)

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Catching Babies: The Professionalization of Childbirth, 1870-1920

Using the methodology of social science theory, particularly quantitative statistical analysis and historical demography, Charlotte Borst examines the effect of gender, culture, and class on the transition to physician-attended childbirth. Earlier studies have focused on physician opposition to midwifery, devoting little attention to the training for and actual practice of midwifery. As a result, until now we knew little about the actual conditions of the midwife's education and practice.

Specification of Catching Babies: The Professionalization of Childbirth, 1870-1920

GENERAL
AuthorCharlotte Borst
BindingHardcover
LanguageEnglish
Edition1St Edition
ISBN-100674102622
ISBN-139780674102620
PublisherHarvard University Press
Publication Year1995
DIMENSIONS
Height6.5 inch.
Length1 inch.
Width9.75 inch.
Weight1.23 pounds.

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