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7:00 pm

Readington Museums Lecture: Colonial Midwifery

Friday, August 21, 2020 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bouman-Stickney Farmstead, 114 Dreahook Road
Stanton, NJ 08885 United States
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Think women were passive bystanders in the seventeenth- and eighteenth-century medical world? Think again!   Come and find out as Janine Quimby (pictured) tells how midwives carved out their own space in a profession (and world!) dominated by men, succumbed to and escaped persecution, appealed to writers, and ultimately paved the way for contemporary midwifery […]

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