Download e-book for iPad: Baby catcher : chronicles of a modern midwife by Peggy Vincent

By Peggy Vincent

ISBN-10: 0743219333

ISBN-13: 9780743219334

ISBN-10: 0743219341

ISBN-13: 9780743219341

During this attractive account of her occupation as a midwife, Vincent describes the hilarious, occasionally scary, occasions surrounding the looks of a brand new human being.

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Her eyes looked even greener than usual, green as dragonfly wings in the middle of twin smudges of mascara. Some of her lipstick had smeared onto the bib of my uniform. “I’ll get someone, um, yeah . ” I hedged, edging away. “Peggy. This is your job. ” “Oh, sure, no problem,” I muttered, feeling the heat of my blush. God, I could not believe I was going to do this. I put on the exam glove without looking at her. When I turned around, she lay on her back with her knees bent and her thighs spread, completely exposed.

Purdue’s labor shifted into high gear, and for the next thirty minutes I worried I’d blown it. Mrs. Purdue struggled with tension, too, and the closer she got to delivery, the more she sounded and acted like Zelda. She perspired heavily and began to tremble. “Mmm-mmm-mmm, yes, uh-huh, I can, I can, I can. Open wide, oh, wider still! Relaaaaax, softly, now. Soft. Soft. Soft. ” She sat up again, legs dangling a foot above the floor. She banged her heels into the bed frame, rocking and moaning. Her voice strained toward a new high as she gripped my shoulders and pulled me back and forth till I felt like a sapling in a hurricane.

Kay. ” I wondered if she’d like her husband to come for the birth. It would be unusual, of course, but they’d begun making exceptions for bigwigs and doctors’ wives, and I thought they’d probably extend the privilege to Mrs. Purdue. “Mrs. Pur . . Kay, shall I see if I can get the doctors to let your husband be with you? ” “Oh, I’ve already cleared it with Dr. Hammond, but I don’t want John here till the end. ” “But Dr. Hammond’s not on call. It’s Dr. ” “Chuck—Dr. Hammond—agreed to come in and deliver me, even though it’s his night off.

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