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Feminine missionary medical professionalism and secular medical feminists, 1880–1927

Tim Allender

in Learning Femininity In Colonial India, 1820-1932

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719085796
eISBN:
9781526104298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085796.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines how missionary education feminised medical learning outcomes in India. Male medical colleges in each major Indian province were citadels that were cleverly infiltrated by female ... More


Maternal Care in Britain, 1900–1935

Irvine Loudon

in Death in Childbirth: An International Study of Maternal Care and Maternal Mortality 1800-1950

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229971
eISBN:
9780191678950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229971.003.0014
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the features and condition of maternal care in Great Britain during the period from 1900 to 1935. This period witnessed the increasing involvement of medical, government, and ... More


A Doctor for Rural America: The Reforms of Frances Sage Bradley

Barbara Barksdale Clowse

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179773
eISBN:
9780813179780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179773.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Frances Sage Bradley (1862-1949) was one of the first female graduates of Cornell University Medical College (1899). She spent the next half century advancing the causes of public health and medical ... More


Midwifery Today and Its Potential for Tomorrow

Jenny M. Luke

in Delivered by Midwives: African American Midwifery in the Twentieth-Century South

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496818911
eISBN:
9781496818959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818911.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter explores the strengths of modern midwifery and identifies areas of concern for the future. A strong interconceptual role is vital to improving women’s health but the lack of diversity in ... More


Epilogue

Jenny M. Luke

in Delivered by Midwives: African American Midwifery in the Twentieth-Century South

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496818911
eISBN:
9781496818959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818911.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The epilogue brings hope of positive change as the American College of Nurse-Midwives and the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynaecology work on common ground to solve the pressing issues of ... More


From El Paso to Lexington: The Formation of the Midwives Alliance of North America

Wendy Kline

in Coming Home: How Midwives Changed Birth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190232511
eISBN:
9780190232542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190232511.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Family History

Chapter 5, “From El Paso to Lexington: The Formation of the Midwives Alliance of North America,” closely tracks the push to organize direct-entry midwives, beginning with the first international ... More


Problems of Racism and Challenges to Professionalism

Jenny M. Luke

in Delivered by Midwives: African American Midwifery in the Twentieth-Century South

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496818911
eISBN:
9781496818959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818911.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Despite their recognized importance to maternity care African American nurse-midwives experienced both racial and professional discrimination. This chapter underscores the unyielding obstacles of ... More


Midwifery Becomes a White Woman’s Realm

Jenny M. Luke

in Delivered by Midwives: African American Midwifery in the Twentieth-Century South

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496818911
eISBN:
9781496818959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818911.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

In competition with a powerful medical establishment nurse-midwifery has struggled to gain legitimacy and carve out a space in which to practice. This chapter provides some historical background of ... More


Troubled talk and talk about troubles: moral cultures of infant feeding in professional, policy and parenting discourses

Helen Lomax

in Family troubles?: Exploring changes and challenges in the family lives of children and young people

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447304432
eISBN:
9781447307884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304432.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the ways in which policy agendas and contemporary notions of the ‘good mother’ frame infant feeding practices, rendering them a site of moral and interactional trouble. Drawing ... More


Sister Carolina

Lisa Yarger

in Lovie: The Story of a Southern Midwife and an Unlikely Friendship

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630052
eISBN:
9781469630076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630052.003.0011
Subject:
History, Family History

With the help of Mary Breckinridge, Lovie undertakes midwifery training at the Simpson Memorial Maternity Pavilion at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Scotland, an almost unheard of ambition for an ... More


Joy and Kenny

Lisa Yarger

in Lovie: The Story of a Southern Midwife and an Unlikely Friendship

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630052
eISBN:
9781469630076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630052.003.0014
Subject:
History, Family History

Narrator Lisa Yarger asks Lovie about the possibility of accompanying her to a birth. Lovie tries and fails to get one of her Mennonite clients to meet Yarger. Yarger gives Lovie Chris Bojalian’s ... More


Political Showdown

Lisa Yarger

in Lovie: The Story of a Southern Midwife and an Unlikely Friendship

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630052
eISBN:
9781469630076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630052.003.0025
Subject:
History, Family History

This chapter explores the resurgence of interest in home birth and midwifery (primarily among college-educated white women) as a result of second-wave feminism. Midwives such as Ina May Gaskin begin ... More


A World of Confusion and Fog

Lisa Yarger

in Lovie: The Story of a Southern Midwife and an Unlikely Friendship

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630052
eISBN:
9781469630076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630052.003.0027
Subject:
History, Family History

This chapter explores how, unknown to Lovie, an underground home birth movement has quietly thrived in North Carolina in the several decades since the passage of the 1983 midwifery bill outlawing the ... More


God Dealt Well with the Midwives

Lisa Yarger

in Lovie: The Story of a Southern Midwife and an Unlikely Friendship

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630052
eISBN:
9781469630076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630052.003.0034
Subject:
History, Family History

While pregnant, the narrator visits Lovie (who is still living with her daughter Nancy while her house is being repaired post-fire) and ponders how Lovie’s life looks like a stretched out version of ... More


Perinatal depression across the world: Prevalence, risk factors, and detection in primary care

Michael W. O’Hara and Lisa S. Segre

in Perinatal Psychiatry: The legacy of Channi Kumar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199676859
eISBN:
9780191918346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199676859.003.0011
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

This chapter, like the entire volume, is dedicated to the memory of Channi Kumar. I first met Channi in August 1984 in Oakland, California, at the biennial meeting of the Marcé Society, hosted by ... More


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