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Title Western maternity and medicine, 1880-1990 / edited by Janet Greenlees and Linda Bryder
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 214 pages)
Series Studies for the Society for the Social History of Medicine ; no. 14
Contents 1. Safely delivered? Insights into late nineteenth-century Australian maternity care from coronial investigations 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 / Angel 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
Notes "First published 2013 by Pickering & Chatto (Publishers) Ltd."--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Maternal health services -- Western countries -- History -- 19th century
Maternal health services -- Western countries -- History -- 20th century
Pregnant women -- Western countries -- Attitudes
Form Electronic book
Genre/Form History.
Author Greenlees, Janet, 1966-
Bryder, Linda
ISBN 9781315654409