Early Modern

Justine Siegemund: The Mother of Obstetrics and Midwifery

There was a time when only men could receive formal education, even in matters like obstetrics and gynecology.  Though women had more firsthand experience in childbirth, the male perspective always prevailed. However, that changed when Justine Siegemund proved herself in the field of midwifery and became an irrefutable authority on the subject.  Justine wrote The […]

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