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The Chicago Maternity Center Story

United States, 1976


For more than 75 years, the Chicago Maternity Center provided safe home deliveries for Chicago mothers. However, when modern medicine’s attitude toward home birth changed and funding from Northwestern University declined in 1974, the center was forced to close.

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The Chicago Maternity Center Story Directed by Jerry Blumenthal, Suzanne Davenport, Gordon Quinn, Jennifer Rohrer