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September 1959

Maternity: A Guide to Prospective Motherhood.

AMA Arch Intern Med. 1959;104(3):510. doi:10.1001/archinte.1959.00270090164030

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This book provides authoritative information on all phases of pregnancy, starting with the first missed period, including the prenatal period, labor, delivery, and the postpartum period. It answers simply but soundly the many questions which concern the average patient. This book will provide the answers to their many problems and allay their many fears. It will also save the physician valuable time so that he can devote his time to more important discussions. In addition, this book provides valuable information concerning the development of the baby and attitudes concerning breast feeding and bottle feeding. There is an interesting chapter for husbands. The author dispels many common superstitions concerning childbearing which are of real concern to many patients.

This book is written in a simple interesting manner, which will make for easy reading and understanding. The physician will find this an excellent book to recommend to his obstetric patients. This will

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