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Outback Midwife

Beth McRae


PUBLISHED: 28th March 2016
ISBN: 9780143780281
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PUBLISHED: 28th March 2016
ISBN: 9780143780281

Publisher Description

Call the Midwife meets In the Middle of Nowhere in this heartwarming memoir of an adventurous Aussie midwife's life 'catching babies'. Outback Midwife is the story of Beth McRae's 40 years as a midwife, from her terrifying first day witnessing a birth as a na've student nurse to her training as a midwife u the days when the words birth plan' were unheard of and what women wanted was a long way from being part of any plan u to the outback. Beth's career of catching babies takes her from the city to the bush, bonding with people from all walks of life at one of the most important moments in their lives. But there was one more frontier she was determined to conquer. At a time when most people are thinking about slowing down, Beth decides to move to a remote Aboriginal community in Arnhem Land to embark on a whole other adventure.

Author Biography

Beth McRae began her training as a midwife at Preston and Northcote Community Hospital in Victoria, in the days when birth plans were unheard of, and went on catch babies' all over Australia. After more than 30 years on the job, in her 50s there was one more frontier she was determined to conquer, the outback, where she believed her experience was needed more than anywhere else. So Beth upped sticks to a remote Aboriginal community in Arnhem Land and embarked on a whole new adventure.

Product Details

Author
Beth McRae
Pages
320
Publisher
Transworld Publishers (Division of Random House Australia)
Year
2016
ISBN-10
014378028X
ISBN-13
9780143780281
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2016-03-28
Country of Publication
Australia

Product Reviews

15 Jul, 2017
By Meralyn