Shouldn't it be "Midhusband?": The Dynamics of Masculinity and Structural Femininity in American Midwifery.

Farber, Max.

2018

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  • Midwifery today has been recontextualized as subversive within the American medical system. This is in large part due to the gendered, clinical takeover of birth care by obstetricians during the 18th and 19th centuries. Reentering the medical system in the early 1900s, midwifery subverted the obstetric conception birth as pathological, and established a women-centered approach to birth care. In th... read more
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