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Logo of procrsmedFormerly medchtJournal of the Royal Society of MedicineProceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine
Proc R Soc Med. 1976 January; 69(1): 22–25.
PMCID: PMC1864143

The modern practice of separating a newborn baby from its mother.

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