Mythology and Midwifery: The Midwife in Ancient Greece

Walker, Charlotte
December 2002
Midwifery Matters;Winter2002, Issue 95, p5
Academic Journal
Focuses on the origin and development of midwifery in Greece. Historical importance of midwives in communities and to individual women; Perception of developed countries on midwifery; Evidence that midwifery was a respected profession in Greece; Presence of midwifery in Greek mythology; Goddesses who are specifically linked with childbirth; Duties of midwives in Greece.


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