Babies Made Us Modern: How Infants Brought Americans into the Twentieth Century  Cambridge University Press, 2018


Healing the World’s Children: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Health in the Twentieth Century co-edited with Cynthia Comacchio and George Weisz, McGill-Queens University Press, 2008.

Message in a Bottle: The Making of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Harvard University Press, 2005. (paperback, 2006)

Children and Youth in Sickness and Health: A Handbook and Guide, co-edited with Richard Meckel and Heather Munro Prescott, Greenwood Press, 2004

Mothers and Motherhood: Readings in American History, co-edited with Rima Apple, Ohio State University Press, 1997

A Social History of Wet Nursing in America: From Breast to Bottle, Cambridge University Press, 1996. (paperback, Ohio State University Press, 2001)

Framing Disease: Studies in Cultural History, co-edited with Charles E. Rosenberg. Rutgers University Press, 1992

Pictures of Health: A Photographic History of Health Care in Philadelphia, 1860-1945, with Charles E. Rosenberg. University of Pennsylvania Press, 1991

The American General Hospital: Communities and Social Contexts, co-edited with Diana Long. Cornell University Press, 1989

Infant Asylums and Children’s Hospitals: Medical Dilemmas and Developments, 1850-1920, (edited volume) Garland Press, 1989