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Maggie
LVC was born...
Tue Feb 6, 2018 10:52am

at home with the help of a midwife or in hospital? Just being curious and also wondering which would have been normal in the Northwest in the 20s somewhere between the Roaring Twenties and the Great Depression.

You solved so many tricky puzzles for me, how about this one?

    • LVC's birth: Hospital vs Mid-WifeDCG, Tue Feb 6 2:25pm
      Here's what I found, Maggs: 1921: Thirty percent to 50 percent of women gave birth in hospitals. https://midwiferytoday.com/web-article/history-midwifery-childbirth-america-time-line/ * By 1925,... more
    • Northeast, of course.Maggie, Tue Feb 6 10:53am
      Just one of those "no, the other left!" muddles in my head. Sorry for that.
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