Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Scopolamine-morphine

  • Changes in childbirth in the United States: 1750–1950

    Laura Kaplan New York, New York, United States   American pioneer birth scene, 1887 Gustave Joseph Witkowski Wood print From Histoire des accouchements chez tous les peuples For most of American history, pregnancy, labor and delivery, and post-partum have been dangerous periods for mother and child. However, starting slowly in the late 18th century and…