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Women’s business: Midwives on the mid North Coast of NSW

By: Noelene Kyle

This book details the training, careers, family life, business enterprises, travel, friendships, partnerships, community participation and professional contribution of 200 midwives and the hospitals they established or managed.

Memories & dreams: A biography of nurse Mary Kirkpatrick

By: Noelene Kyle

Nurse Mary Kirkpatrick was the first trained midwife and established the first private maternity hospital in the NSW town of Kempsey.

Crown Street Women’s Hospital: A history 1893-1983

By: Judith Godden

The history of Sydney's pioneering maternity hospital and 9781743318409 of medical care for women in Australia

Old days, old ways

By: Mary Gilmore

In this work, Gilmore finely describes life in 19th century Australia, and midwife Mrs. Bennett in particular.

Midwives and paddle steamers

By: Mavis Gaff-Smith

The fourth and final book in the quartet which commemorates the work of pioneer midwives across southern NSW, northern VIC, and the eastern corner of SA

Midwives and Rabbit Snatchers

By: Mavis Gaff-Smith

The book pays tribute to the role of Aboriginal midwives, the stories of the ‘granny’ midwives, and the trained nurse midwives

No births on Monday

By: Mavis Gaff-Smith

No Births on Monday tells the story of midwifery services in rural and remote areas of Australia from the days before European settlement until the present, and asks the hard

Riverina Midwives

By: Mavis Gaff-Smith

Riverina Midwives collects the stories of the hard work, courage, improvisation, humour and grief which accompanied the settlement of one of Australia’s richest rural areas.
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