TITLE

The demedicalization of childbirth

AUTHOR(S)
O'Mara, Peggy
PUB. DATE
September 1994
SOURCE
Mothering;Fall94, Issue 72, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
9407251462

 

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