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Sarah Stone, a practising midwife who wrote and published in 1737, late in her career, is also a fine writer of polemic (her preface is a tirade against the theoretically educated young men who were professionally encroaching on the work of midwives) and of case-histories which are dramatic and moving real-life stories.
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1670s From her very general remarks about the age at which she began to practise, SS must have been born some time during this decade. Bibliographic Citation link.
March 1737 SS published A Complete Practice of Midwifery, Consisting of Upwards of Forty Cases or Observations in that Valuable Art . . .. Bibliographic Citation link.
Christmas Eve 1737 SS was buried. She must have died just a few days before this. Bibliographic Citation link.
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