“Mother and child were saved” memoirs (1693 -1740) of the Frisian midwife Catharina Shrader translated and annotated by Hilary Marland

A very short book, "Mother and Child were Saved" features a translation of the memoirs that Frisian midwife, Catharina Schrader had written in the late 17th and the early 18th centuries. These were extracted from her notes that documented almost 3000 deliveries over the course of Schrader's career as a midwife. The memoir, exhibited around