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'Drop the demon dai'

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 88
Scope and Contents

An unbound research paper on maternal mortality and the state in the Madras Presidency, 1840-1875, 68 pages. The paper discusses lying-in hospitals, midwifery training, dai (a traditional birth assistant), child-birth in India, the health and medical welfare of Indian women and female mortality.

Dates: 2002
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  • Repository: Cambridge University Library X
  • Subject: Asia (continent) X
  • Subject: Tamil Nadu (state) X
  • Names: Lang, Sean, 1960 X