Find out more about sending to your Kindle. The physician and male family member would then discuss the diagnosis and treatment plan without the female's input. Jennifer Ward (Women in England in the Middle Ages (New York, 2006), 52–3) discusses the role of wet-nurses among the English elite, noting that the practice was common after the Anglo-Saxon period. 103 World Health Organization, ‘Maternal mortality fact sheet’, http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs348/en/ [updated November 2016]. 14 Lea Olsan, ‘Wellcome MS. 632: heavenly protection during childbirth in late medieval England’, Wellcome Historical Library Blog, http://blog.wellcomelibrary.org/2015/10/wellcome-ms-632-heavenly-protection-during-childbirth-in-late-medieval-england/ [accessed 28 March 2018]. The demography of maternal mortality-seven Swedish parishes in the 19th century. 29 World Health Organization, ‘Maternal mortality’, http://www.who.int/healthinfo/statistics/indmaternalmortality/en/ [accessed 1 March 2018]. The Pastons, Plumptons and Stonors reconsidered, Gentry and lesser nobility in late medieval Europe, Nutrition, fatness, and fertility: the effect of food intake on reproductive ability, A new definition of maternal depletion syndrome, The effects of infant feeding practices on infant and maternal health in a medieval community, Bone stable isotope evidence for infant feeding in mediaeval England, Did the mothers really die? 1986 Jan;30(1):1-41. doi: 10.1017/s0025727300045014. This works out at around 1.26 million maternal deaths [140 million / [900 / 100,000] = 1.26 million]. The man-midwife Thomas Higgins, for example, delivered 1,196 infants during 1781–1803, including 1,140 live births, 47 stillbirths and 9 miscarriages. In particular, exogenous infant mortality, attributable largely to infectious diseases, peaked in the mid-18th century, while endogenous infant mortality (reflecting conditions in utero and during birth) fell, together with declining maternal mortality. 0000008044 00000 n 23–4 for references to the reports including these cases. According to the Mayo Clinic, 10–20 per cent of known pregnancies end in miscarriage. Reconsidering maternal mortality in medieval England: aristocratic Englishwomen, c. 1236–1503, COPYRIGHT: © Cambridge University Press 2020, The Black Death, 1346-1353: the complete history, A charm to be spoken during the birth of a baby, England, eleventh century, Alongside St. Margaret: the childbirth cults of saints Quiricus and Julitta in late medieval manuscripts, Manuscripts and printed books in Europe 1350–1550: packaging, presentation and consumption, In pain you shall bear children (Gen. 3:16): medieval prayers for a safe delivery, Women and miracle stories: a multidisciplinary exploration, “Thys moche more ys oure lady mary longe”: Takamiya MS 56 and the English birth girdle tradition, Middle English texts in transition: a festschrift dedicated to Toshiyuki Takamiya on his 70th Birthday, Reconsidering obstetric death and female fertility in Anglo-Saxon England, Human biologists in the archives: demography, health, nutrition and genetics in historical populations, Handbook of forensic anthropology and archaeology, Living la vita apostolica.
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