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Midwives and Midwifery -

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 7 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book A Woman of Firsts: The Midwife Who Built a Hospital and Changed the World by Edna Adan Ismail
    A Woman of Firsts: The Midwife Who Built a Hospital and Changed the World - by Edna Adan Ismail

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780008305383 | ISBN 10: 0008305382

    Imprisonment. Mutilation. Persecution. Edna Adan Ismail endured it all - for the women of Africa.  A Woman of Firsts tells the inspirational story of a remarkable daughter, nurse and First Lady. The indomitable Edna Adan Ismail survived imprisonment ... more

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  • Cover image of book Call The Midwife: A True Story of the East End in the 1950s by Jennifer Worth
    Call The Midwife: A True Story of the East End in the 1950s - by Jennifer Worth

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780753827871 | ISBN 10: 0753827875

    Jennifer Worth came from a sheltered background when she became a midwife in the Docklands in the 1950s. The conditions in which many women gave birth just half a century ago were horrifying, not only because of their grimly impoverished surroundings ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Midwife’s Here! by Linda Fairley
    The Midwife’s Here! - by Linda Fairley

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780007446308 | ISBN 10: 0007446306

    ‘Delivering my first baby is a memory that will stay with me forever. Just feeling the warmth of a newborn head in your hands, that new life, there’s honestly nothing like it… I’ve since brought more than 2,200 babies into the world, and I still ting ... more

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  • Cover image of book Monique and the Mango Rains: An Extraordinary Story of Friendship in a Midwife
    Monique and the Mango Rains: An Extraordinary Story of Friendship in a Midwife's House in Mali - by Kris Henderson

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781851688371 | ISBN 10: 1851688374

    Monique Dembele saves lives and dispenses hope in a place where childbirth is a life-and-death matter. Her unquenchable passion to improve the lot of the women and children in her West African village is matched by her buoyant humour in the face of u ... more

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  • Cover image of book Birth Matters: A Midwife
    Birth Matters: A Midwife's Manifesta - by Ina May Gaskin

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781905177585 | ISBN 10: 1905177585

    A woman who gives birth in the US today is more likely to die in childbirth than her mother was. With one in three babies born via cesarean, the US ranks behind thirty other nations in neonatal mortality rates, and forty other nations in maternal mor ... more

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  • Cover image of book One Born Every Minute: Real Stories from the Delivery Room by Maria Dore and Ros Bradbury
    One Born Every Minute: Real Stories from the Delivery Room - by Maria Dore and Ros Bradbury

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780751546002 | ISBN 10: 0751546003

    One Born Every Minute, Channel 4’s Bafta-winning documentary series, was the critical and popular smash-hit of 2010. And in February 2011, we’ll be back on the maternity ward for twelve brand-new, thrilling episodes.   In this wonderful n ... more

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  • Cover image of book Spiritual Midwifery (4th revised edition) by Ina May Gaskin
    Spiritual Midwifery (4th revised edition) - by Ina May Gaskin

    £17.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9781570671043 | ISBN 10: 1570671044

    The classic book on home birth!  The first section details the experiences of parents and midwives during the birth experience. The second section is a technical manual for midwives, nurses, and doctors.  Includes information on prenatal ca ... more

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