Transcript of an interview with Mary Cuzner covering her memories of her mother as a midwife in London during the early part of the twentieth century, and her own training as a midwife and nurse during the Second World War, including experience as a midwife in Malta (1954-1959), the introduction of antenatal care, discussion of delivery positions and place of birth, premature babies, and contraception.
Midwife's Tale: Mary Cuzner
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- ReferenceGB 1538 RCMS/251/14
- Dates of Creation2 February 1986
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 folder, 1 audio recording (MP3 format)
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