Women's Studies Reading











Julia Ward Howe:  Mother's Day Proclamation, Boston 1870

Margaret Charles Smith:  Traditional Vocational Midwife

Onnie Lee Logan:  Traditional Vocational Midwife

Sojourner Truth, Emancipated Slave & Intuitive Activist:  Ain't I A Woman

Anandamayi-Ma "The Blissful Mother" Indian Saint

Freebirth/Unassisted Birth:  In the 1950s, with vintage photos

Freebirth/Unassisted Birth:  In the 1960s, with vintage photos

Beyond the Birthing Room:  Women in Medieval Science & Medicine
Monica Green Ph.D., associate professor of history at Duke University

Jeannine Parvati:  Yogini Midwife

Midwifery as Spiritual Practice:  by Jeannine Parvati