Transcript of an interview with a group of pensioners relating to their experiences of childbirth during the 1920s and 1930s, including details of social conditions and poor housing, home births, payment of medical costs and insurance, antenatal clinics, lack of sexual education, preparations for home births, working conditions, and childcare.
Midwife's Tale: Pensioners' Group, Charter House
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- ReferenceGB 1538 RCMS/251/24
- Dates of Creation17 June 1986
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 folder, 2 audio recordings (MP3 format)
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Transcripts and Sample Audio: Free to view and download from the website of the Royal College of Midwives: https://www.rcm.org.uk/library-and-information-services
Audio of Full Interviews: Accessible for free and by appointment at the library of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
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Copyright lies with the authors Billie Hunter and Nicky Leap.