MIDWIFERY

BIOGRAPHIES
OF MIDWIVES IN HISTORY

The Lives of Midwives
in the Middle Ages 
(in progress)

Trota of Salerno
Floreta d’Ays
Joana Torrelles

The Lives of Midwives 
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Louise Bourgeois Boursier (1563-1636)
Bridget Lee Fuller (1633)
Ann Hutchinson (1591-1643)
Jane Hawkins (1637)
Ann Eliot (d. 1687)
Jane Sharp (1671)
Elizabeth Cellier (1680)
Mary Hobry (1681)
Judith Wilks (1689)
Justine Sigemund (1689)
Catherine Schraeder (1693-1740)
Sarah Stone (1737)
Angelique le Boursier du Coudray (1759)
Elizabeth Nihell (1760)
Margaret Stephen (1795)
Martha Mears (1797)
Jane Wright (1798)
Martha Ballard (1785-1812)

 

The Lives of Midwives
in the Modern World

Stanislawa Lecsynska: The Midwife of Auschwitz
Monique Dembele: A Midwife of Mali
Lanyero Karamela: A Midwife of Uganda

(available in Midwifery Today)



MIDWIFERY PRACTICE

“Supporting Sexual Abuse Survivors in Childbirth”
“Desco da parto: Birth Trays in Renaissance Italy and their Cultural Significance”
“Stop Cutting: The Right to Bodily Integrity”
“Turning an OP Baby: Knees-Chest Roll Maneuver”
“Managing GBS”

(available in Midwifery Today)



POETRY

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Birth Poems

Transfiguration:
A Midwife’s Birth Poems

Annunciation:
A Mother’s Birth Poems
(in progress)

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