TITLE

victory for missouri midwives

AUTHOR(S)
Marcus, Jake Aryeh
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Mothering;Sep/Oct2008, Issue 150, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Missouri Supreme Court has upheld a new law to legalize practice in the state by Certified Professional Midwives.
ACCESSION #
34056423

 

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