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Midwives and medical men

Jean Donnison

Midwives and medical men

a history of the struggle for the control of childbirth

by Jean Donnison

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Published by Historical Publications in New Barnet .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 233-235.

StatementJean Donnison.
The Physical Object
Pagination259p. :
Number of Pages259
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22132550M
ISBN 100948667001

J. Donnison, Midwives and Medical Men: A History of the Struggle for the Control of Childbirth (). J. Donnison, ‘Medical Women and Lady Midwives: A Case Study in Medical and Feminist Politics’, Women’s Studies, (3), STORE Journal. J. Lane, A Social History of Medicine: Health, Healing and Disease in England, men were making great strides to further the science of midwifery and what would later become the practice of obstetrics. At the Hotel-Dieu in Paris, men were being book-trained in midwifery and the use of surgical instru-ments for delivery.2 William Smellie, born in Scotland in , is credited with innovations on the shape of the forceps.2 HeFile Size: KB.

Please be aware that this discussion guide may contain spoilers! Midwives: Reading Guide & Q&A. Reading Guide The questions, discussion topics and suggestions for further reading that follow are designed to enhance your group's reading of Chris Bohjalian's hope they will give you a number of new angles from which to consider this enthralling and provocative . The Untold Story of the Hebrew Midwives and the Exodus. By Nechama Rubinstein. This is great, I hate the photo, it does not tell the story of birth but rather the theft of the power to birth by men and medical doctors. That birth is the exception, not the rule. The book Mirrors in Time is an excellent resource that discusses these connects.

The midwives’ role, which would rarely have been questioned before the 17th and 18th centuries, now started to be both challenged and influenced by medical men. Bourdillon () identifies that, by the mid eighteenth century, accoucheurs were the most highly paid practitioners employed by the upper classes. The lost voice of Midwifery Midwives, Nurses and the Nurses Registration Act of South Australia By Dr Annette Summers RM, Dip App Sci Nurs, BN, M Ed St, PhD, FRCNA, Faculty of Nursing, The University of South Australia. 16 Collegian Vol 5 No 3 The prOpOSed reVieW and amendments to the Nurses'Act in South Australia has caused intense debate in this state Cited by:


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Bibliography J Donnison, Midwives and Medical Men.A History of the Struggle for the Control of Childbirth (London: Historical Publications Ltd, ). I Loudon, ‘Childbirth’ in W F Bynum & R Porter (eds), Companion Encyclopedia of the History of Medicine, 1 (London: Routledge, ), pp L McTavish, ‘Blame and vindication in the early modern birthing chamber’.

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