The Blue Cotton Gown: A Midwife's Memoir
Publish date: October 1st 2008
Publisher: Beacon Press
Pages no: 296
Edition language: English
I went into this memoir thinking it would be a modern day version of Jennifer Worth's The Midwife. I was sorely mistaken. There are barely any stories of midwifery, especially since the author's practice had discontinued OB services prior to the writing of the book.The Blue Cotton Gown was about Pat...
The memoir of a hippy-turned-midwife and nurse. I'd hoped for more info about running a gynocology clinic and less about the personal lives of her family, friends, and patients. Regardless, it's a well-written snippet of life.
An absorbing memoir to which any woman can relate. Reassuring, poignant and at times compelling, the lives of women reflected through these stories evoke the everyday struggles women experience.
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