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Author Block, Jennifer.

Title Pushed : the painful truth about childbirth and modern maternity care / Jennifer Block.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Da Capo Lifelong, 2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  362.1982 B62p 2007    ---  Available
Edition 1st. Da Capo Press ed.
Description xix, 316 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-300) and index.
Summary An in-depth look at the medical care legislated and received by women giving birth in the United States explores the use of drugs to induce or prevent labor, the increasing trend toward cesarean sections, and women's right to choose the place and manner of birth.
Subject Maternal health services -- United States.
Maternal health services -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States.
Prenatal care -- United States.
Prenatal care -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States.
Childbirth -- United States.
Natural childbirth -- United States.
Delivery, Obstetric -- adverse effects -- United States.
Delivery, Obstetric -- ethics -- United States.
Parturition -- psychology -- United States.
Pregnancy -- psychology -- United States.
ISBN 9780738211664 (softcover : alk. paper.)
0738211664 (softcover : alk. paper.)
9780738210735 (hbk.)
0738210730 (hbk.)
Standard No. NLM 101310794
YDXCP 2525062
AU@ 000041896913
NLGGC 30245859X
IG# 9780738210735

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