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Published: 18 October 2009

336 Pages | 5 b/w halftones, 37 figs.

ISBN: 9780199542758

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Death before Birth

Fetal Health and Mortality in Historical Perspective

Robert Woods

  • The first book to offer a historical perspective on the subject of fetal health and mortality
  • Covers the period from the seventeenth century to the present day
  • Includes a strong international comparative perspective, across both Europe and North America
  • Combines medical history with demography and epidemiology

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