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Delivered by MidwivesAfrican American Midwifery in the Twentieth-Century South$
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Jenny M. Luke

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9781496818911

Published to University Press of Mississippi: September 2019

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781496818911.001.0001

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Changing Childbirth Customs

Changing Childbirth Customs

(p.118) Chapter 13 Changing Childbirth Customs
Delivered by Midwives

Jenny M. Luke

University Press of Mississippi

The shift towards macro-centered maternity care was not merely about improved safety in childbirth, a more complex situation is unravelled in chapter 13. Hopes for progress and inclusion and equality of access stimulated black women’s agency for change and micro level childbirth customs were adjusted accordingly. The implementation of Medicaid solidified the shift leaving licensed lay midwives in the distant past, figuratively speaking.

Keywords:   Medicaid, Childbirth customs, Equality of access, Progress and inclusion, Micro-level

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