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The Baby's Coming: A Story of Dedication by an Independent Midwife By Virginia Howes

The Baby's Coming: A Story of Dedication by an Independent Midwife
by Virginia Howes

The memoir of Britain's best-known independent midwife.
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Virginia Howes was a mother of four doing the ironing when she had a revelation. Still broody, but not really wanting to add to her family, she realised that becoming a midwife was her true vocation. It was a long journey to get the education and qualifications she needed, especially with a young family, but she was determined and never doubted her decision. Following her training, she spent two years working within the NHS, but her naturally independent spirit fought against the constraints of the system and fourteen years ago she decided to set up on her own. Virginia works with mothers who want to give birth at home naturally, something which Virginia believes in passionately. 350 births later, Virginia still loves what she does. The Baby's Coming is Virginia's memoir and tells the stories of her training as a midwife as well as some of the most memorable births: the most dramatic, the most touching. Virginia particularly remembers the births of her own grandchildren whose arrivals in the world were some of the most special moments for her as both a midwife and grandmother.

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Sku
GOR005512061
Title
The Baby's Coming: A Story of Dedication by an Independent Midwife
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Headline Publishing Group
Year published
Number of pages
320
ISBN 10
1472211731
ISBN 13
9781472211736
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N/A
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