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Midwife on call : tales of tiny miracles / Agnes Light.

By: Light, Agnes.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Windsor, Bath 2012Edition: Large print edition.Description: 269 pages (large print) ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781445825762.Subject(s): Light, Agnes | Midwives Anecdotes | Midwifery Anecdotes | Large type booksDDC classification: 618.2
Standard print ed. originally published: London : Hodder, 2011.
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Funny, poignant, and rich with period detail, "Midwife on Call" traces Agnes's touching journey from squeamish pupil to assured professional. Agnes Light trained as a nurse in the 1960s and went on to become a midwife--helping to bring new lives into the world for more than 30 years. After fainting from shock at the first birth she attended as a student, Agnes grew to adore her job and the lifelong friends that worked with her on the maternity ward. In her enchanting memoir, she recalls how she struggled at first with the strict rules of hospital etiquette, and the expectation that she would always know the right thing to do--from dealing with hysterical fathers to miracle multiple births, Agnes quickly learned she had to keep a cool head whatever ...

Standard print ed. originally published: London : Hodder, 2011.

Standard print ed. originally published: London : Hodder, 2011.

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