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Making Midwives Legal

Childbirth, Medicine, and the Law
Second Edition

Raymond G. DeVries

Frontmatter, Series Editors’ Preface, Preface, and Acknowledgments

Introduction
1: Midwifery, Medicine, and the Law
2: The Emergence of Midwifery Regulation
3: Midwifery in the Legislature: Licensing Laws in Arizona, Texas, and California
4: Midwifery in Action: The Influence of Law on Practice
5: Midwifery on Trial: Violations of Regulatory Law by Midwives
6: Conclusion: Birth, Medicine, and the Law

Appendix: On Researching Midwifery
Epilogue: The Trap of Legal Recognition

Notes and References
Index

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