The Resource Australian midwives, Paula Heelan

Australian midwives, Paula Heelan

Label
Australian midwives
Title
Australian midwives
Statement of responsibility
Paula Heelan
Title variation
Australian midwives
Title variation remainder
moving real-life stories of that everyday miracle - birth
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Like Beth McCrae's bestselling Outback Midwife, these real-life stories come from Australian midwives working in the outback, where they share their experiences of that most commonplace but miraculous event, the birth of a child. Sweet, funny and sometimes sad, these stories share what it is to be an Australian midwife in remote areas where resources are limited. A moving and celebratory collection of tales that brings you close to the drama and wonder of birth. Each of the thirteen midwives in this book work in extreme locations with few resources, but armed with only courage and skill, they regularly save lives and birth babies in difficult circumstances --on an airstrip, a cattle station, a dinghy (knee-deep in water with a wary eye out for the local croc), a troop-carrier or in the face of a cyclone. These stories are a tribute to both the skill of the midwives and the courage of the mothers. For these women, midwifery is not just a job - it's a committed and passionate way of life
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Heelan, Paula
Dewey number
618.200922
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Midwives
  • Midwifery
  • Country life
  • Medicine, Rural
  • Australia
Target audience
general
Label
Australian midwives, Paula Heelan
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
266 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9781760371982
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
colour illustrations, portraits
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Australian midwives, Paula Heelan
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
266 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9781760371982
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
colour illustrations, portraits
Specific material designation
regular print

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