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The Blue Cotton Gown: A Midwife's Memoir - Community Reviews back

by Patricia Harman
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K.
K. rated it 5 years ago
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...
wealhtheow
wealhtheow rated it 10 years ago
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.
A Rep Reading
A Rep Reading rated it 10 years ago
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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