The Place of Birth: Pregnancy, Childbearing and Kinship in Calcutta Middle-class Families
Publisher: Taylor & Franics
Hospital births were introduced to India during the colonial period but became a popular option during the 1960s. Today they have replaced "traditional" home birth among the urban middle classes, and a significant proportion of hospital births are elective Caesarean sec... View more
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