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Aussie Midwives

By: Fiona McArthur
Narrated by: Caroline Lee
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Nineteen Australian midwives share their incredible stories with passionate midwife and best-selling author Fiona McArthur.

'Being present as the midwife at a baby's birth is one of life's glorious adventures.'

Midwives play a vital role in supporting women through some of the most challenging and rewarding moments of their lives. These remarkable professionals watch over births across Australia from the remote outback to busy urban hospitals.

Meet Annie, working on the tiny island of Saibai, where mothers arrive by dinghy; Kate, a clinical midwifery consultant who sees women with high-risk pregnancies; Priscilla and Jillian, who fly thousands of miles to get mothers and babies to hospital safely with the Royal Flying Doctor Service; and Louise, who gives impromptu consultations in the aisles of the local supermarket.

Funny one minute and heartbreaking the next, Aussie Midwives explores the joys, emotion and drama of childbirth and the lasting effect it has on the people who work in this extraordinary profession.

©2016 Fiona McArthur (P)2017 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd.

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Awesome book

Would highly recommend this book if they are looking into midwifery as it gives you awareness of what different types of Midwife's are

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