Delivery table, Europe, 1945–1955

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Delivery table, Europe, 1945–1955. Delivery beds are used on maternity wards when a mother goes into labour. The bed is padded and designed to be fully adjustable and easily cleaned. The main body of the bed sits on four wheels with an extendable section at the foot. This can slide underneath when not in use. Delivery bed design has changed little since this mid 20th century example. Gynaecology. Contributors: Science Museum, London. Work ID: h8ua7t8w.

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