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Baby Catcher: Chronicles of a Modern Midwife Book Review Summary

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Peggy Vincent delivers babies as a home birth midwife in Berkeley in the 1980s. Each chapter tells with humor and pathos and delightful storytelling style of a significant birth experience and how she grew from student nurse at Duke University to certified midwife with her own office. Ultimately she tells of the demise of legitimate midwifery and the end of women's choice of a safe home birth.
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Plot & Themes

job/profession:    -   doctor/nurse Job/profession/poverty story    -   Yes Period of greatest activity?    -   1950+

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Female Nationality    -   American

Setting

How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   3 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California Century:    -   1980's-Present

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   in awe    -   like laughing Graphic sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   impregnation/reproduction    -   descript. of female anat. (the big B's)    -   lesbians! How much dialogue in bio?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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