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Living History: The Huguenot and New Rochelle Historical Association Present A Midwife’s Tale

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Living History: The Huguenot and New Rochelle Historical Association Present A Midwife’s Tale

March 20, 2012 - 18:58

MidwifeOn Saturday, March 24th from noon to 5 p.m., the Huguenot and New Rochelle Historical Association will present “A Midwife’s Tale, An Afternoon with the Midwife” at the Thomas Paine Cottage in New Rochelle.

Discover the role that women played in assisting other women in childbirth during Colonial days in a time before this job was assigned to doctors. Hear about a Midwife’s training and physiological outlook to childbirth and her status among the community. See some of the tools used to perform her function, and how they are used at this child-friendly event.