Document Type

Project

Publication Date

5-2017

Keywords

Maternal mortality, Childbirth, Medical history, Perinatal mortality

Abstract

This is a collection of essays that explores historical childbirth from ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia through the 2010's with a primary focus on maternal mortality rates in the U.S. and U.K. between 1850 and 1950.

Department

History

Language

English

Format

application/pdf

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