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The compleat practice of men and women midwives

Paul Portal

The compleat practice of men and women midwives

or, the true manner of assisting a woman in child-bearing. Illustrated with a considerable number of observations. By Paul Portal, ... Translated from the original.

by Paul Portal

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Published by printed for J. Johnson in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 4924, no. 06.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationv,[11],267,[5]p.
Number of Pages267
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16874254M

Despite the eventual medicalization of midwifery, The Midwives Book represents an important gendered attempt to reassert women’s right to the birth room, to knowledge, and to practice. Sharp’s text offered the first medical guide to a woman’s body that . The compleat practice of men and women midwives (). Translated into English, Translated into English, New York: The Classics Cited by: 4.

This philosophy was challenged by various research.* Women who were cared for by men (male midwives) described them as gentle, calm, sympathetic and more understanding than some female midwives. Of note was that some women preferred the care of a male, while 10% of women actually requested a male midwife. During the years between the first publication of Sharp’s The Midwives Book and the writing of Stephen’s Domestic Midwife, men midwives gained increasing authority in the field of midwifery practice whereas traditional midwives continued to carry on practising. The midwife-authors believed that the incidence of severely obstructed Cited by: 7.

1. Author(s): Portal,Paul, Title(s): The compleat practice of men and women midwives, or, The true manner of assisting a woman in child bearing: illustrated with a considerable number of observations/ by Paul Portal : translated from the original. The Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health (JMWH) is the official journal of the American College of Nurse-Midwives. This peer-reviewed journal includes new research and current knowledge across a broad range of clinical and interprofessional topics including perinatal care, gynecology, sexual and reproductive health, primary care, public health, health care policy, .


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The Compleat midwife's practice enlarged: in the most weighty and high concernments of the birth of man: containing a perfect directory, for rules for midwives and nurses: and also a guide for women in their conception, bearing and nursing of children: from the experience of our English authors: viz.

Sir Theodore Mayern, Dr. Chamberlain, Mr. Nich. Culpeper, and other. The compleat practice of men and women midwives: or, the true manner of assisting a woman in child-bearing.

Illustrated with a considerable number of observations. By Paul Portal Translated from the original. The compleat practice of men and women midwives: Or The true manner of assisting a woman in child-bearing: Illustrated with a considerable number of observations.

By Paul Portal, sworn chirurgeon and man-midwise in Paris. Adorn'd with. The compleat midwife's practice enlarged The compleat practice of men and women midwives book the most weighty and high concernments of the birth of man containing a perfect directory or rules for midwives                and nurses: as also a guide for women in their conception, bearing and nursing of.

The compleat midwife's practice enlarged in the most weighty and high concernments of the birth of man containing a perfect directory or rules for midwives and nurses: as also a guide for women in their conception, bearing and nursing of children from the experience of our English authors, viz., Sir Theodore Mayern, Dr.

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By Paul Portal, Sworn Surgeon and Man-Midwife in Paris. Translated from the original. The Midwives Book was published in and instructed women how to maintain their births.

There were four editions of the book bygiving practical direction to each party involved in the childbirth process, including the mother, the father and the midwife. The book. Midwives were generally expected to have personal experience of childbirth, and Margaret Stephen claimed to have had nine children.

In over 30 years of practice, she recalled only to have ‘ymet with eight labours which required the aid of an obstetric surgeon’ (Stephen,p. 18). The Compleat practice of men and women midwives: or, the true manner of assisting a woman in child-bearing.

Illustrated with a considerable number of observations. (London: Printed for J. Johnson, ), by Paul Portal (page images at HathiTrust) A lecture introductory to the theory and practice of midwifery.

I guess depending on how you feel about midwives and home births, you could view this book as an injustice upon Sibyl, or an injustice against the woman who died. Personally, I feel that a woman has the choice as to whether she wants a home So the Washington Post Book World says that this will keep readers up late until the last page is turned.4/5.

Now we have the women's voices themselves, and the modern reader will be both shocked and fascinated by what was believed about midwifery in the middle ages.

I found this subject so interesting that I made the main character of my historical novel Rashi's Daughters, Book II: Miriam a by: Abstract Early modern midwifery manuals in Britain were usually the work of men. These books were a significant source of information about the body to the wider reading public: many sold well, and their prefatory materials include injunctions to readers not to make improper use of them.

What is particularly interesting about Jane Sharp's Midwives Book () is that it both Cited by: 8. She paved the way for subsequent female midwives – Jane Sharp published her manual entitled The midwives book.

Or the whole art of midwifery discovered. Directing childbearing women how to behave themselves in To be recognised and still regarded as an authority on midwifery centuries later is quite a feat. Author(s): Portal,Paul, Title(s): The compleat practice of men and women midwives: or, The true manner of assisting a woman in child-bearing.

1. Author(s): Portal,Paul, Title(s): The compleat practice of men and women midwives, or, The true manner of assisting a woman in child-bearing: illustrated with a considerable number of observations.This update of A Book for Midwives includes completely updated malaria treatment information for pregnant women, recommendations for preventing HIV in babies, and much more.

This book covers the essentials of care before, during, and after birth, through providing a variety of designs for low-cost equipment and training by: 2.In the natural realm, the woman is generally understood to be the receiver while the role of the man is that of the giver.

Women represent the hidden sphere while men walk in the much more public realm. In the story of Exodus, however, the roles seem to be reversed, with the women pushing the men and driving the course of events.