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Pushed

The Painful Truth about Childbirth and Modern Maternity Care

Pushed( )
Author: Block, Jennifer
ISBN:978-0-7382-1166-4
Publication Date:Apr 2008
Publisher:Da Capo Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.99
Book Description:

A ground-breaking narrative investigation of childbirth in the age of machines, malpractice, and managed care, Pushed presents the complete picture of maternity care in America. From inside the operating room of a hospital with a 44% Cesarean rate to the living room floor of a woman who gives birth with an illegal midwife, Block exposes a system in which few women have an optimal experience. Pushed surveys the public health impact of routine labour inductions, C-sections, and...
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Book Details
Pages:344
Detailed Subjects: Medical / Gynecology & Obstetrics
Health & Fitness / Pregnancy & Childbirth
Social Science / Human Services
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.811 x 8.853 x 0.897 Inches
Book Weight:0.8 Pounds



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