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Has the medicalisation of childbirth gone too far?

BMJ 2002; 324 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.324.7342.892 (Published 13 April 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:892

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Usage statistics: July 2003 to July 2018

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