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Painless Childbirth - Phila.

Alfred Eisenstaedt1944-07

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection
New York City, United States

Closeups of gloved doctor's hands as he gives woman about to deliver a baby an epidural injection in her lower spine-buttocks area during "painless" childbirth at the Lying In Hospital.

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  • Title: Painless Childbirth - Phila.
  • Date: 1944-07
  • Location: Philadelphia, PA, US
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Operating Scenes, Equipment, Obstetrics, Medicine, Hypodermic, Births, Vintage Print, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Alfred Eisenstaedt
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_168991
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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