But why are the pre-baptismal child and its mother described as 'Muslims' in childbed
, rather than, say, 'pagan'?
Another early source is a note in the manuscripts of the College of Heralds, written on 12 November, which states simply that she had died in childbed
Studies in the history of probability and statistics: Semmelweis and childbed
Louis Schwartz's Milton and Maternal Mortality, a study of John Milton's poetic exploration of the material, cultural, and gendered dimensions of childbed
in the early modern period, carefully reads both the major and minor poems to reveal how "Milton struggled to identify the proper theological function of the suffering many women experienced in childbirth" (4).
The contagiousness of childbed
fever": a short history of puerperal sepsis and its treatment.
The treatise I here present you with contains a Description of all the indispositions of women with child and in childbed
, with the art of well practising midwifery and nursing.
For Holies the tragedy was even more intense because of the "parallel she [his wife] made to my mother; my mother brought my father three children as she did unto me; my mother died in childbed
of a daughter as she did; the daughter died likewise as hers did; my son was within about six weeks as old as I was at the departure of my mother" (231).
Etiology, Concept and Prophylaxis of Childbed
In 1847, at the age of 28, the Viennese obstetrician Ignac Semmelweis famously deduced that by not washing hands, doctors were themselves to blame for childbed
fever, also known as puerperal fever.
Marguerite's diplomacy from her childbed
in Damietta was crucial to the terms of her crusading husband's release from captivity.
The etiology, the concept, and the prophylaxis of childbed
Yildirim, I., Ceyhan, M., Cengiz, A.B., Bagdat, A., Barin, C., Kutluk, T., et al. (2008). A prospective comparative study of the relationship between different types of ring and microbial hand colonization among pediatric intensive care unit nurses Childbed
rituals functioned to give women in the early modern period, and beyond, opportunities to transgress the bounds of normally accepted female behaviour, and as such were domains of potential deviance thought to require male regulation and suppression.