Mennonite Heritage Centre

Fonds name: 
Mennonite Heritage Centre
Accession number: 
C1562 - C1613
Lang. of recordings: 
English
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Inventory, tape list and interview summaries
Description: 
Interviews conducted in 1988 with 47 Mennonite women who discuss their birthing experiences, and those of other family members and friends. Topics include hospital births, the influence of technology on childbirth and attitudes of the medical profession to childbirth, midwifery, breast-feeding, child-rearing, and women's roles in Mennonite communities. Two doctors were also interviewed. Places mentioned include Winnipeg, Steinbach, Carmen, Altona, and Winkler.
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