Tag: Jenne Erigero Alderks

Rediscovering the Legacy of Mormon Midwives

By Jenne Erigero Alderks Midwifery possesses a special role in the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The significance of the work can be seen in the description of midwives as “high priestesses in the chamber of birth” in a 1915 article in the Relief Society Magazine on the heritage and …

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