Table of contents for Perfect motherhood : science and childrearing in America / Rima D. Apple.

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List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction 	Redefining Motherhood
Chapter 1	"Follow the lead of physicians"
Motherhood in the late nineteenth century
Chapter 2	"Mamma's scientific--she knows all the laws"
Motherhood in the early twentieth century
Chapter 3	"Follow my instructions exactly"
Experts to mothers in the interwar period and during World War II
Chapter 4	"The modern way"
Mothers, c. 1920-1945
Chapter 5	"Now I know that an authority has the same opinion as mine."
Motherhood in the post-war period
Chapter 6 	"Use it to guide, not to dictate"
Motherhood in the late twentieth century
Conclusion	"I wanted to do it right"
Notes
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Mothers -- United States -- History.
Motherhood -- United States -- History.
Physician and patient -- United States -- History.