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Welfare of Women
Global Health Programme

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The global voice for women’s health

The Continuous Textbook of Women’s Medicine Series

Obstetric Module
Volume 2

Health and risk in pregnancy and childbirth

Edited by

Professor Claudia Hanson
Associate Professor, Health Systems and Policy,
Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK

and Dr Nicola Vousden
Clinical Research Fellow / CRADLE trial coordinator,
Department of Women and Children's Health
School of Life Course Sciences, King's College London, UK