The demedicalization of childbirth

O'Mara, Peggy
September 1994
Mothering;Fall94, Issue 72, p4
Discusses midwifery in the United States. Increased legal harassment; Call for the development of midwifery by health policy groups; Roots of the magazine `Mothering'; Accreditation of midwives by the American College of Nurse Midwives (ACNM) and several other agencies; Home and hospital practices of midwives; Homebirth as safer than hospital birth.


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