Two typescript editions of 'The Midwives' Handbook' issued by the Public Health Department of London County Council (1959 edition and 1965 edition), covering guidelines on the domiciliary midwifery service, liaison with other services, clinical and routine procedures, equipment, and addresses and telephone numbers, and including dietary advice for pregnant women and care of premature babies.
The Midwives' Handbook
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- ReferenceGB 1538 RCMS/161
- Dates of Creation1959 - 1965
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description2 bound volumes
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There is no record of the date or source of acquisition before the collection was deposited at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in May 2011.
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