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1.   Wiehl, Dorothy
(Fertility, Pregnancy, and Family Planning) Milbank Memorial Fund Quarterly, Volume 34 : Volume 34, Number 1, January 1956, to Volume 34, Number 4, October 1956
Publisher: Millbank Memorial Fund; N. Y. : 1956
Very Good+ with no dust jacket Hardcover 437 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Full green buckram cloth, gold spine lettering, speckled edges, footnotes, brief book reviews, numerous b/w figures, diagrams, charts, etc, scholarly articles by various experts. Very nice laid paper throughout. ; Journal subtitle: 'A Multidisciplinary Journal of Population Health and Health Policy', focus of this vol is fertility and family planning. ; Bound by Wagenvoord & Company, Lansing, Michigan, with their binding instruction sheet tipped in. ; Volume 34 complete in 4 issues, January 1956, April 1956, July 1956, October 1956. ; Topics and authors include: Social and psychological factors affecting fertility, many contributors. Fertility planning by wives, by Lois Pratt and P. K. Whelpton. Fertility in Japan, by Irene B. Taeuber. Hospital care and the vanishing midwife, by Paul H. Jacobson. Maternal and newborn nutrition studies at Philadelphia Lying-in Hospital, by Alexander Randall, et al. More. ; Exterior shows very light wear. Front table of contents page has library emboss, two pages have minor library marks. No other marks or defects. Scarce.

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2.   Loke, Y. W.
Immunology and Immunopathology of the Human Foetal-Maternal Interaction : (Fetal)
Publisher: Elsevier North Holland Biomedical Press; Amsterdam: 1978
Very Good+ First Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0444800557 328 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Orange hardcover, [xii] + 328 pages, 2 indexes, bibliography, a few b/w photos, tables, etc. ; Written for the medical researcher or practitioner, not for amateurs. Topics include: Immunological aspects of pregnancy. Complications. Maternal-fetal exchange. Placenta. Anti-body formation in pregnancy. Immunity. More. ; Book is faded on spine, title on spine hard to read. Sticker ghost on front endpaper. Light bump to lower tips. Otherwise book is crisp, appears unread.

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3.   Boulton, John, and Zvi Laron and Jean Rey
Long-Term Consequences of Early Feeding : Nestle Nutrition Services, 1996 Workshop
Publisher: Lippincott-Raven Publishers; Philadelphia: 1996
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket First Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0397517289 243 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Dark blue hardcover, silver lettering, [xii] + 243 pages, 2 indexes, chapter endnotes, numerous b/w figures, diagrams, photos, etc, with captions. Glossy throughout. ; Papers from Nestle Nutrition Workshop, Cebu City, Philippines, 1994, edited by John Boulton, Zvi Laron, Jean Rey. Foreword by Pierre R. Guesry. Topics include: Somatic development. Mental development. Fatty acid supply. Undernutrition. Malnutrition. Fetal growth. Early feeding and atherosclerosis. Lipoprotein. Salt. Immune responses. Much more. Nestle has been marketing baby formula to poverty-stricken mothers in underdeveloped countries for decades. ; A touch of shelfwear only. Book and jacket are essentially crisp and appear unused. ; Nestle Nutrition Workshop Series; Vol. 36

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4.   Speert, Harold
Obstetrics and Gynecology in America : A History
Publisher: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists; Chicago: 1980
Very Good First Edition Softcover 264 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall green softcover, index, chapter endnotes, color frontispiece, 128 b/w figures, photos, drawings, etc, many from old archives. ; Written by MD with forty years experience in obstetrics and gynecology. Topics include: Native American birthing methods. Midwives. Hospitals for women. American Gynecological Society and other organizations. Obstetrics education. Journals and texts. Puerperal infection. Prenatal care. Contraception. Pathology. Quack cures. Much more. ; Front cover faintly creased. Light bump to crown. Otherwise book is clean and tight.

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5.   Mulligan, Joan Elizabeth
Three Federal Interventions on Behalf of Childbearing Women : The Sheppard Towner Act, Emergency Maternity and Infant Care, and the Maternal and Child Health and Mental Retardation Planning Amendments of 1963 (Signed)
Publisher: Published by Author; Ann Arbor: 1976
Near Fine with no dust jacket Hardcover 280 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Full black cloth, gilt spine title, extensive bibliography, chapter endnotes, 3 tables, 4 appendixes, glossary, [xxi] + 280 pages printed mimeographically, one side only, as issued. ; Doctoral dissertation. Highly detailed analysis of US laws passed in 1921, 1946, and 1963, aimed at 'reducing pregnancy-related deaths in some women', and 'pregnancy-related disabilities in some children', and how these laws have changed the understanding of pregnancy from 'a normal, physiological process' to a 'pathology requiring physician-managed technology'. Authored by registered nurse-midwife, professor of public health at University of Michigan. ; Warm note penned on front endpaper in ballpoint, to two individuals who 'helped make this possible', SIGNED by author Joan. Extremely scarce, often cited. ; 1 item laid in: Article by author on transitioning from Nurse to Nurse-Midwife, published 1976, with editorial on same, 7 pgs.

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