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Pregnancy, motherhood, and choice in twentieth-century Arizona

Author: Mary S Melcher
Publisher: Tucson : University of Arizona Press, ©2012.
Series: Women's western voices.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary S Melcher
ISBN: 9780816528462 0816528462
OCLC Number: 778636808
Description: x, 248 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: "You're my miracle": birth rates, childbirth and health care, 1900-1940 --
Saving the babies: lowering infant mortality in the Southwest --
Margaret Sanger and Arizona's birth control movement --
"Tis a sobering experience": providing contraceptives for the rural and urban poor --
Battling poverty and isolation to improve mothers' and infants' health --
"Rhythm babies," birth control, and planned parenthood: years of growth and change --
Arizona and abortion reform: conflict without resolution --
Guaranteeing reproductive health care in a new, more politicized era.
Series Title: Women's western voices.
Responsibility: Mary S. Melcher.
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"Melcher's timely book provides cultural and environmental context to an issue too often interpreted only through legal and political lenses."--"Journal of Arizona History"

 
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