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" Conservatism in Obstetrics " ( 1916 ) , by

@inproceedings{Cragin2017CI,
  title={" Conservatism in Obstetrics " ( 1916 ) , by},
  author={Edwin B. Cragin},
  year={2017}
}
In 1916 Edwin B. Cragin in the United States published "Conservatism in Obstetrics," in which he discussed medical practices and techniques to preserve the vitality of pregnant women and their fetuses. Cragin argued that women who give birth via cesarean section, the surgical act of making an incision through both the abdomen and uterus [2] to remove the fetus [3] from a pregnant woman's womb [4], must rely on that method for future births. That claim was later coined the Dictum of Cragin. In… 
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