Musings on Midwifery

Fleming, Stuart
January 1988
Archaeology;Jan/Feb88, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p68
Explores the history of midwifery. European medicine by the end of the fourth century A.D.; Emergence of women medical practitioners; Philosophical dilemma for the church; Caesarian section in medieval times; Suspicion surrounding midwifery which was encouraged by the university-trained community of physicians.


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