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The Resource The American way of birth, Jessica Mitford

The American way of birth, Jessica Mitford

Label
The American way of birth
Title
The American way of birth
Statement of responsibility
Jessica Mitford
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Provides a history of American childbirth from the nineteenth-century to the present, exploring conventional and alternative methods, public health-care programs, high-tech births, and more
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10160998
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1917-1996
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mitford, Jessica
Dewey number
392.12
Index
index present
LC call number
GT2465.U6
LC item number
M58 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Birth customs
  • Childbirth
  • Natural childbirth
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
The American way of birth, Jessica Mitford
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A William Abrahams book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- A glance backward -- Fashions in childbirth -- The impoverished way -- Obstetricians -- Electronic fetal monitors and ultrasound -- Forceps -- Cesareans -- In search of midwives -- Grannies -- Certified nurse-midwives -- The farm -- The childbearing center of Morris Heights -- Midwives under the gun -- Money and politics
Control code
16729141
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 322 pages
Isbn
9780525935230
Lccn
92052875
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm25631798
Label
The American way of birth, Jessica Mitford
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A William Abrahams book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- A glance backward -- Fashions in childbirth -- The impoverished way -- Obstetricians -- Electronic fetal monitors and ultrasound -- Forceps -- Cesareans -- In search of midwives -- Grannies -- Certified nurse-midwives -- The farm -- The childbearing center of Morris Heights -- Midwives under the gun -- Money and politics
Control code
16729141
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 322 pages
Isbn
9780525935230
Lccn
92052875
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm25631798

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