|A History of Midwifery in North Carolina|
A general timeline of important dates, statistics and legislation passed by the state.
|About Midwives and Midwifery|
A collection of net links on the history of midwives and midwifery, from About.com.
|Biography of Mary Breckinridge|
Regarded as the first to bring nurse-midwifery to the United States and founder of the Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing. Includes photographs, illustrations and a list of further reading.
|Contributions by the Midwives of Antiquity to the Art and Science of Modern Medicine|
Article which lists and gives brief descriptions of notable practitioners from ancient through to new world times. Also details the changeable attitudes towards the profession.
|Delivering Childbirth - The Orlando Project|
Paper which researches novels written by women during the 18th century on the subject. Compares the realities with the way in which writings of the time presented the experience.
|Kate Sheppard Midwifery - History of Midwifery|
Features a brief general overview as well as focusing on New Zealand's past to the recent present.
|MidwifeInfo.com - A Short History of Midwifery|
Describes the profession from ancient times onwards. Also provides information on the beginnings in America, the increasing medicalization of childbirth, modern nurse-midwifery and current trends. Further reading also offered.
|Midwifery in Wisconsin|
Covers the period from 1850 - 1905. Describes general practices and includes a list for further reading.
|Midwives of Washington|
Offers a complete timeline from 1917 through to the present day.
|Royal College Of Midwives: History|
Details the roots, challenges and emergence of the RCM in the UK from 1881 to the present day.