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Child Bearing


   1775       Lenape Birthing Practices   Lenape Birthing Practices, 1000 -1650.

  1917       Delivery Room at the Newark Maternity Hospital     Delivery Room at the Newark Maternity Hospital.

  1937      Constitution and Platform of the Sterilization League of NJ   The Sterilization League of New  Jersey was founded in 1937 by Marian Stephenson Olden                                                                                                           (1888-1981) of Princeton. 

  1964      Lena Francis Edwards   Dr. Edwards, a 1924 graduate of Howard University Medical School, established her long medical practice in Jersey City in                                                     1925.



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