Man as Midwife Really Delivers. Matt Pacenza, Albany Times-Union (8/1/04).
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Birth International (Australia).
Born in the USA (film web site).
Ehrenreich, Barbara & Deirdre English. "Witches, midwives & nurses," Monthly Review 25,5 (10/73):25-40.
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Arms, Suzanne. Immaculate Deception: A New Look at Women & Childbirth in America (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1975).
Chapman, Vicky (ed.) The Midwife's Labour & Birth Handbook (Malden MA: Blackwell Science, 2003).
Donnison, Jean. Midwives & Medical Men: A History of Inter-Professional Rivalries & Women's Rights (NY: Schocken, 1977).
Evenden, Doreen. The Midwives of 17th-C. London (NY: Cambridge, 2000).
Gaskin, Ina May. Spiritual Midwifery (Summertown TN: Book Publishing, 1990).
Jones, Shirley R. & Rosemary Jenkins. The Law & the Midwife (Malden MA: Blackwell, 2004).
Kitzinger, Sheila. The Experience of Childbirth (NY: Penguin, 1981).
__________. The Complete Book of Pregnancy & Childbirth (NY: Knopf, 1984).
__________. Birth Over Thirty (NY: Penguin, 1985).
__________. Rediscovering Birth (NY: Pocket, 2000).
Koehler, Nan. Artemis Speaks: VBAC & Natural Childbirth Information (Sebastopol CA, 200?).
Leap, Nicki & Billie Hunter. The Midwife's Tale: An Oral History from Handywoman to Professional Midwife (London: Scarlet, 1993).
Marland, Hilary & Anne Marie Rafferty (eds.) Midwives, Society & Childbirth: Debates & Controversies in the Modern Period (NY: Routledge, 1997).
Morland, Egbert Colby. Alice & the Stork, or the Rise in the Status of the Midwife as Exemplified in the Life of Alice Gregory, 1867-1944 (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1951).
Perkins, Wendy. Midwifery & Medicine in Early Modern France: Louise Bourgeois (Exeter: U. Exeter, 1996).
Reiger, Kerreen M. Our Bodies, Our Babies: The Forgotten Women's Movement (Melbourne: Melbourne U., 2001).
Robertson, Andrea. The Midwife Companion (2nd ed.; ?, 2004).
Rooks, Judith Pence. Midwifery & Childbirth in America (Philadelphia: Temple, 1997).
Sharp, Jane. The Midwives' Book, or, The Whole Art of Midwifry Discovered (ed. Elaine Hobby; NY: Oxford, 1999).
Simkin, Peggy. The Birth Partner (Boston: Harvard Common, 19??).
van Teijlingen, Edwin & others (eds.) Midwifery & the Medicalization of Childbirth: Comparative Perspectives (Commack NJ: Nova Science, 2000).
Towler, Jean & Joan Bramall. Midwives in History & Society (Dover NH: Croom Helm, 1986).
Ulrich, Laurel Thatcher. A Midwife's Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812 (NY: Knopf, 1990).
Van Olphen-Fehr, Julianna. Diary of a Midwife: The Power of Positive Child-Bearing (Westport CT: Bergin & Garvey, 2004).
Vincent, Peggy. Baby Catcher: Chronicles of a Modern Midwife (NY: Scribner, 2002).
Walsh, Linda V. Midwifery: Community-Based Childcare during the Child-Bearing Year (Philadelphia: Saunders, 2001).
Wilkie, Laurie A. The Archeology of Mothering: An African-American Midwife's Tale (NY: Routledge, 2003).
Wolf, Naomi. Misconceptions: Truth, Lies, & the Unexpected on the Journey to Motherhood (NY: Doubleday, 2001).
In the Library: Fiction
Bohjalian, Christopher A. Midwives: A Novel (NY: Harmony, 1997).
Courter, Gay. The Midwife: A Novel (NY: Signet, 1981).
In the Library: For Young Readers
Cushman, Karen. The Midwife's Apprentice (NY: Clarion, 1995).
In the Library: Poetry
In the Library: Drama
In the Library: Photography
"Born in the USA" [2000 ], dir. Marcia Jarmel, 56m. From Fanlight Productions.
"Giving Birth: Challenges & Choices" , dir. Suzanne Arms, 35m. From Birthing the Future.
"A Midwife's Tale" , dir. Richard P. Rogers, ?m. From PBS. Film version of Ulrich's life of Maine midwife Martha Ballard at turn of 19th c.
"The Midwife's Tale" , dir. Megan Siler, ?m. From Heresy Pictures.
"Midwives, Lullabies & Mother Earth" , dir. Tony Gailey & Julian Russell, 52m. From Bullfrog Films.