From Home to Hospital: The Evolution of Childbirth in the United States, 1927-1940

@article{Thomasson2004FromHT,
  title={From Home to Hospital: The Evolution of Childbirth in the United States, 1927-1940},
  author={Melissa A Thomasson and Jaret Treber},
  journal={Health \& the Economy eJournal},
  year={2004}
}
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