From nursing outposts to contemporary midwifery in 20th century Canada.

@article{Plummer2000FromNO,
  title={From nursing outposts to contemporary midwifery in 20th century Canada.},
  author={K. Plummer},
  journal={Journal of midwifery \& women's health},
  year={2000},
  volume={45 2},
  pages={
          169-75
        }
}
  • K. Plummer
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine
  • Journal of midwifery & women's health
Knowledge of the history of one's profession is always related to the informed practice of the profession and can aid midwifery in its expansion and recognition. Understanding the long and diverse history of Canadian midwifery expands the appreciation by midwives in the United States of midwifery north of our border, which, although newly regulated, has much experience to share. This article documents the evolution of midwifery in Canada during the 20th century. Government-sanctioned midwifery… Expand

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