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Midwifery and the Bible Part III: Exodus 1:15-21

Part III: Exodus 1:15-21   Copyright © 2001 by Larry G. Overton All rights reserved.   Exodus 1:15-21 15 Now the king of Egypt spoke to the midwives of the Hebrews, one of whom was called Shiphrah and the other called Puah. 16 And he said, “When you assist the Hebrew women in childbirth, and see them upon the birthstool [literally, the two stones], if it is a son, then you shall kill him. But if it is a daughter,…

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Midwifery and the Bible Part I: Genesis 35: 16-18

Part I: Genesis 35:16-18 Copyright © 2001 by Larry G. Overton and Beth Overton All rights reserved. As most of you may already know, in addition to being the editor and publisher of this newsletter, I am also a midwife, documented by the Texas Department of Health under the Licensure Bureau. A little more than three years ago, I wrote a research paper entitled “The History of Midwifery in America.” However, aside from a few brief references on the very…

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