By Ami McKay
Publisher: Vintage Canada
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Ami McKay takes us to the wilds of Nova Scotia, Canada, where the mysterious and elderly midwife, Miss Babineau, takes young Dora Rare in and teaches her the secretive early practices of childbirth. Dora learns to help women through difficult births, unwanted pregnancies and unfulfilling marriages.Full of old wives tales, the strength of friendship ridiculously entertaining ‘new medicine’ and the struggles of moving into the new world; ‘The Birth House’ is the type of book that will blow you away...
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