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The Birth House, McKay, Ami
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Author Name:    McKay, Ami

Title:   The Birth House

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   Good

Publisher:    Vintage Canada 

ISBN Number:   0676977731 / 9780676977738

Seller ID:   198661

0676977731

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The Birth House is the story of Dora Rare, the first daughter to be born in five generations of Rares. As a child in an isolated village in Nova Scotia, she is drawn to Miss Babineau, an outspoken Acadian midwife with a gift for healing. Dora becomes Miss B.'s apprentice, and together they help the women of Scots Bay through infertility, difficult labours, breech births, unwanted pregnancies and even unfulfilling sex lives. Filled with details as compelling as they are surprising, The Birth House is an unforgettable tale of the struggles women have faced to have control of their own bodies and to keep the best parts of tradition alive in the world of modern medicine.

"From the Hardcover edition."



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