Case register of S. A. Stephens

Scope and Content

Ms register of cases, completed by S. A. Stephens (25 May 1951-24 October 1953), recording the births that she attended as a pupil and then as a certified midwife in and around Swansea in Wales, including details of the name, age, address and pregnancy history of the patient, the date and hour of the birth, the presentation of the child at birth, the sex of the child, whether the child was born living or dead, whether the child was premature or full term, the name of the doctor if called, if there were any complications during and after labour, the date of her last visit and the condition of the mother and infant on her last visit as well as further remarks, such as the drugs administered to the mother during labour.

Administrative / Biographical History

S. A. Stephens (fl. 1940-1960) was a midwife from Wales who gained her certificate to practice from the Central Midwives Board on 2 May 1952.

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Acquisition Information

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.


Catalogued by Clare Sexton, Project Archivist in accordance with ISAD(G).

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Custodial History

This collection was originally deposited at the Royal College of Midwives. It is now held under the terms of a service level collection care agreement at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.

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