Friday, August 31, 2007

Midwife with a Knife: Forceps Are Your Friends

Forceps, as we know them in the west, were invented by men, specifically the Chamberlen family in England in the 16th century. For hundreds of years, only members of the all-male barber-surgeon trade could use the the tools, so midwives would have to call a barber to a birth gone awry. This post below, by a female OB -- and most OBs under 35 today in America are women -- caught my attention because its sentiment is so unexpected.

Midwife with a Knife: Forceps Are Your Friends

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