Document Type

Project

Publication Date

Winter 2017

Keywords

Midwifery history, Midwifery in United States, Midwifery profession, Social aspects of midwifery, Women’s Studies

Abstract

This is a research paper regarding the history of midwifery as a profession within the United States. It takes a brief historical view at how the profession has developed both politically and socially over the last two hundred years, and moves on to analyze current day perspectives of midwives practicing in Portland, Oregon.

Language

English

Format

application/pdf

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