Nurse-midwifery : the birth of a new American profession / Laura E. Ettinger.

Author
Ettinger, Laura Elizabeth, 1968- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Columbus : Ohio State University Press, c2006.
Description
xvi, 269 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Series
Women, gender, and health. [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-263) and index.
Contents
Ch. 1. Conception : nurse-midwives and the professionalization of childbirth -- Pt. I. Early labor pains, 1925-1940 -- Ch. 2. Eastern Kentucky's frontier nursing service : Mary Breckinridge's mission, survival strategies, and race -- Ch. 3. New York City's Maternity Center Association : educational opportunities and urban constraints -- Pt. II. Active labor, 1940-1960 -- Ch. 4. Transitions : new directions, new limitations -- Ch. 5. Traditions : home birth in a high-tech age -- Ch. 6. Don't push : struggling to create a political strategy and professional identity -- Epilogue : afterbirth : learning from the past, looking to the future.
ISBN
  • 0814210236 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 9780814210239 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0814251501 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 9780814251508 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 0814291007 (cd-rom)
  • 9780814291009 (cd-rom)
LCCN
2006003984
OCLC
63679997
International Article Number
  • 9780814210239
  • 9780814251508
  • 9780814291009
RCP
C - S