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Title Delivering motherhood : maternal ideologies and practices in the 19th and 20th centuries / edited by Katherine Arnup, Andrée Lévesque, and Ruth Roach Pierson ; with the assistance of Margaret Brennan
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1990

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Description xxiv, 322 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Introduction / Ruth Roach Pierson, Andrée Lévesque, and Katherine Arnup -- "Motherhood issues" in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries / Jane Lewis -- "The case of the missing midwives" : a history of midwifery in Ontario from 1795-1900 / C. Lesley Biggs -- The different stages of the elimination of midwives in Quebec / Hélène Laforce -- Childbirth in Ontario : the transition from home to hospital in the early twentieth century / Jo Oppenheimer -- The confinement of women : childbirth and hospitalization in Vancouver, 1919-1939 / Veronica Strong-Boag and Kathryn McPherson -- Deviants anonymous : single mothers at the Hôpital de la Miséricorde in Montreal, 1929-1939 / Andrée Lévesque -- Discoveries and dissimulations : the impact of abortion deaths on maternal mortality in British Columbia / Angus McLaren and Arlene Tigar McLaren
Women's involvement in the Canadian birth control movement of the 1930s : the Hamilton Clinic / Dianne Dodd -- Mothering in a Newfoundland community : 1900-1940 / Cecilia Benoit -- Educating mothers : government advice for women in the inter-war years / Katherine Arnup -- Schools for happiness : Instituts Familiaux and the education of ideal wives and mothers / Sherene Razack -- The La Leche League : a feminist perspective / Deborah Gorham and Florence Kellner Andrews -- Ellen Key : maternalism and pacificism / Ruth Roach Pierson -- Desperately seeking babies : new technologies of hope and despair / Rona Achilles -- Index / Sherene Razack and Joanne Thompson
Analysis Canada Motherhood Social aspects, history
Notes Includes index and bibliographical references
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Abortion -- Canada -- History.
Birth control -- Canada -- History.
Childbirth -- Canada -- History.
Human reproduction -- Social aspects -- Canada.
Family planning -- Canada -- History.
Midwifery -- Canada -- History.
Motherhood -- Canada -- History.
Mothers -- Canada -- History.
Obstetrics -- Canada -- History.
Abortion -- History
Abortion -- history
Family Planning Services -- history.
Midwifery -- history.
Mothers -- history.
Obstetrics -- history.
Canada.
Author Arnup, Katherine, 1949-
Lévesque, Andrée.
Pierson, Ruth Roach, 1938-
LC no. 89010297
ISBN 0415020182