A collection of net links on the history of midwives and midwifery, from About.com.
Offers a time line of childbirth and midwifery in America. Includes further links to books of interest and organizations mentioned within.
Features a brief general overview as well as focusing on New Zealand's past to the recent present.
Explores the diary of a midwife from the Massachusetts town of Oxford between the years of 1785 until 1813. Includes extracts, stories, themes and a search function.
Article which lists and gives brief descriptions of notable practitioners from ancient through to new world times. Also details the changeable attitudes towards the profession.
Covers the period from 1850 - 1905. Describes general practices and includes a list for further reading.
A general timeline of important dates, statistics and legislation passed by the state.
Offers a complete timeline from 1917 through to the present day.
Describes the profession from ancient times onwards. Also provides information on the beginnings in America, the increasing medicalization of childbirth, modern nurse-midwifery and current trends. Further reading also offered.
Regarded as the first to bring nurse-midwifery to the United States and founder of the Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing. Includes photographs, illustrations and a list of further reading.