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Call the Midwife
Language: en
Pages: 340
Authors: Jennifer Worth
Categories: Childbirth
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-01-01 - Publisher: Phoenix

Jennifer Worth came from a sheltered background when she became a midwife in the Docklands in the 1950s. The conditions in which many women gave birth just half a century ago were horrifying, not only because of their grimly impoverished surroundings, but also because of what they were expected to
The Wisdom of Call the Midwife
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Heidi Thomas
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-06 - Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson

Call the Midwife is loved across the world for its moving and intimate insights into the colourful world of midwifery and family life in the East End of London in the 1950s and 60s. The residents of Poplar and of Nonnatus House have brought comfort and joy to millions of
Call the Midwife
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Jennifer Worth
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-08-29 - Publisher: Penguin

The highest-rated drama in BBC history, Call the Midwife will delight fans of Downton Abbey Viewers everywhere have fallen in love with this candid look at post-war London. In the 1950s, twenty-two-year-old Jenny Lee leaves her comfortable home to move into a convent and become a midwife in London's East
Call the Midwife Boxed Set
Language: en
Pages: 1008
Authors: Jennifer Worth
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-01 - Publisher: Phoenix

London's East End in the 1950s was a tough place: the struggles of post-war life - bombsites, overcrowded tenements, crime, brothels - bred a culture of tight-knit family communities, larger-than-life characters and a lively social scene. It was into this world that Jennifer Worth entered as a trainee midwife. But
Letters to the Midwife
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Jennifer Worth
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-13 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Letters to the Midwife is a wonderful collection of correspondence received by Jennifer Worth, offering a fascinating glimpse into a long-lost world. Along with readers' responses and personal histories, it is filled with all sorts of heart-warming gems. There are stories from other midwives, lorry drivers, even a seamstress, all