18th Century Midwives

Sarah Stone

Sarah Stone

Name: Sarah Stone Date: active 1701-1737 Nationality: English Career: Midwife Note: She believed that midwives should learn as much as possible about anatomy and other medical knowledge. [dohistory.org] Articles: Bosanquet, Anna. “Inspiration from the Past (2) Sarah Stone, the Enlightenment Midwife,” The Practising Midwife, October 2009, Vol. 12, No.9, pgs 31-32. Books: Cohen, Susan. 2016. The […]

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Marie Boivin

Marie Boivin

Books: Ogilvie, Marilyn Bailey. 1986. Women in Science: Antiquity Through The Nineteenth Century: A Biographical Dictionary With Annotated Bibliography. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press. Stanley, Autumn. 1993. Mothers and Daughters of Invention: Notes for a Revised History of Technology. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press. Windsor, Laura Lynn. 2002. Women in Medicine: An Encyclopedia. Santa Barbara, Calif: ABC-CLIO. Websites: […]

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Marie-Louise Lachapelle

Marie-Louise Lachapelle

Article La sage-femme en chef: veritable directrice de la Maternité de Port-Royal au XIXe siècle – S. Beaualet-Boutouyrie Université de Paris IV Sorbonne Paris. [French] Books: Alic, Margaret. 1986. Hypatia’s Heritage: A History of Women in Science from Antiquity through the Nineteenth Century. Boston: Beacon Press. Ogilvie, Marilyn Bailey and Joy Dorothy Harvey. 2000. The […]

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