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Day 7: Historical & contemporary comments by physicians about midwives ~ 1820 to 2014

by faithgibson April 7, 2016

A 30-day series of quotes spanning two hundred years ~ click here to begin with Day 1 You can also read the entire series as a single post Day 7 ~ 1915 ~ Dr. DeLee’s perspective on midwives! 1915 ~ Dr. P.W. van Peyma, Buffalo, NY The essential difference between a midwife and a physician is that […]

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Day 6: Historical & contemporary comments by physicians about midwives ~ 1820 to 2014

by faithgibson April 6, 2016

A 30-day series of quotes spanning two hundred years ~ click here to begin with Day 1 You can also read the entire series as a single post Day 6 ~ 1914  1914 ~ Twilight Sleep: Simple Discoveries in Painless Childbirth by Drs, H. Smith and J. Whitridge Williams, explaining why equal economic compensation between the […]

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Day 5: Historical and contemporary comments by physicians about midwives ~ 1820 to 2014

by faithgibson April 5, 2016

A 30-day series of quotes spanning two hundred years ~ click here to begin with Day 1 You can also read the entire series as a single post Day 5 ~ 1912 and 1913 1912 ~ Dr J. Whitridge Williams, : The question in my mind is not “what shall we do with the midwife?” We are totally […]

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Day 4: Historical and contemporary comments by physicians about midwives ~ 1820 to 2014

by faithgibson April 4, 2016

A 30-day series of quotes spanning two hundred years ~ click here to begin with Day 1 You can also read the entire series as a single post Day 4 ~ 1911 (10 entries  1911 ~ Boston Medical and Surgical Journal, 02-23-1911, page 261 {*} … we believe it to be the duty and privilege of […]

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Day 3 ~ Historical & contemporary comments by physicians about midwives ~ 1820 to 2014

by faithgibson April 3, 2016

A 30-day series of quotes spanning two hundred years ~ click here to begin with Day 1 You can also read the entire series as a single post Day 3 ~ 1903 to 1907 1903 ~ Quoted from Dr J. W. Williams’ famous textbook, Williams’ Obstetric, first edition, published in 1903 Dr. Joulin (1867) and other observers have attempted […]

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