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The Continuous Textbook of Women’s Medicine Series

Obstetric Module
Volume 15

The puerperium

Edited by

Dr Kate Lightly
Clinical Research Fellow, Sanyu Research Unit,
University of Liverpool, UK

and Professor Andrew Weeks
Professor of International Maternal Health, Sanyu Research Unit, Department of Women’s and Children’s Health,
University of Liverpool, UK