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A Bun in the OvenHow the Food and Birth Movements Resist Industrialization$
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Barbara Katz Rothman

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9781479855308

Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: September 2016

DOI: 10.18574/nyu/9781479855308.001.0001

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Two Movements in Three Phases

Two Movements in Three Phases

An Introduction

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A Bun in the Oven

Barbara Katz Rothman

NYU Press

This brief chapter introduces the historical comparison of birth and food over the 20th century. It goes back in time to present the history of midwifery and birth care, to show how midwifery was driven out not over safety issues, but as a result of competition with the developing profession of medicine.

Keywords:   midwifery, safety, history

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