Two ms pupil case books, including notes, charts and graphs, compiled by Noarh Middleton whilst training to become a midwife at Townley Hospital in Bolton (14 November 1940-12 May 1941) and then the Moorlands Hall Maternity Home, Dewsbury (17 November 1941-11 April 1942), recording the name, age, address, religion and pregnancy history of each patient that she attended in childbirth, as well as the name and occupation of their husband, alongside the results of examinations carried out during the antenatal period, the progress of labour, the condition of the infant on birth, the condition of the mother and infant during the lying-in period and the nature of postnatal care provided, also including a detailed report, providing an overview of each case.
Case books of Norah Middleton
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- ReferenceGB 1538 RCMS/185
- Dates of Creation14 November 1940-11 April 1942
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description2 bound volumes
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Administrative / Biographical History
Norah Middleton (fl. 1930-1950) was a pupil midwife at Townley Hospital in Bolton and then Moorlands Hall Maternity Home, Dewsbury.
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Deposited at the Royal College of Midwives by the creator in May 1998.
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