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Delivery suite, Rae Varcoe

The Rise and Fall of National Women’s Hospital  Linda Bryder Auckland University Press ISBN 9781869408091 Many readers will be familiar with the furore which arose when Linda Bryder‘s A History of the ‘Unfortunate Experiment’ at National Women’s Hospital (2009) concluded…
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Trials and lessons, Anne Else

A History of the “Unfortunate Experiment” at National Women’s Hospital Linda Bryder Auckland University Press, $45.00, ISBN 978186940435 The Cartwright Papers: Essays on the Cervical Cancer Inquiry, 1987-88 Joanna Manning (ed) Bridget Williams Books, $39.99, ISBN 9781877242458 July 2008 marked…
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Breastfeeding and rhododendrons, Julia Millen

In a Strange Garden: the life and times of Truby King Lloyd Chapman Penguin, $34.95, ISBN 0143018795 A Voice for Mothers: The Plunket Society and Infant Welfare, 1907-2000 Linda Bryder Auckland University Press, $49.99, ISBN 1869402901 Sir Truby King died…
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Valuable studies of medicine and health, Bronwyn Dalley

A Healthy Country: Essays on the Social History of Medicine in New Zealand Linda Bryder (ed), Bridget Williams Books, Wellington, 1991, $29.95 A Question of Adoption Anne Else, Bridget Williams Books, Wellington, 1991, $29.95 Selfish Generations? The Ageing of New…
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