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Rhea had already given birth five times, and each time, Gaia attended her daughter as midwife.
She was delivered at home by her great-grandmother, who despite being blind and having bound feet was her village’s midwife.
In this case the midwife was afraid to go alone with her summoner, and begged that her husband might accompany her.
THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALESEDWIN SIDNEY HARTLAND
Conversely, when the midwife is rewarded with that which seems valuable it turns out worthless.
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The quondam midwife, with tears in her eyes, looked at her, and blessed the moment she had done a generous act.
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During this time,—from 1760 to 1775,—a Mrs. Peck was also known in the same town as an excellent midwife.
The midwife, without the ointment, is deceived like Thor by Utgard-Loki: nothing is as it appears to her.
THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALESEDWIN SIDNEY HARTLAND
When an infant was born, the midwife encircled it three times right about with a burning candle.
Directions and Cautions for Midwives; and, first, what ought to be the qualifications of a midwife.
When the time of birth draws near, the woman must be sure to send for a skilful midwife, and that rather too soon than too late.

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machinateverb (used with or without object) | [mak-uh-neyt ]SEE DEFINITION