A Midwife's Story

A Midwife's Story

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by Penny Armstrong, Sheryl Feldman
     
 

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A gripping first-hand account of midwife Penny Armstrong’s journey from student midwife in Glasgow to running her own practice among the Amish in rural Pennsylvania, A Midwife’s Story never fails to enlighten, inform and surprise.

Going far beyond mere biography, Armstrong’s journey of self-discovery is ultimately very moving, and it is the honesty

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A gripping first-hand account of midwife Penny Armstrong’s journey from student midwife in Glasgow to running her own practice among the Amish in rural Pennsylvania, A Midwife’s Story never fails to enlighten, inform and surprise.

Going far beyond mere biography, Armstrong’s journey of self-discovery is ultimately very moving, and it is the honesty with which she describes the world she discovers which makes this book a classic, and essential reading not just for aspiring midwives but to anyone interested in natural birth.

'A jewel of a book.' Sheila Kitzinger

'A remarkable book, as wonderful about the Amish as it is about midwifery.' The New York Times

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The New York Times
Remarkable... as wonderful about the Amish as it is about midwifery

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781905177721
Publisher:
Pinter & Martin Ltd
Publication date:
09/01/2006
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
80,645
File size:
1 MB

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