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Births in early Canada

Felicity Angel
July 15, 2017: Birth of Jeanne Langlois. In spite of the wild and frigid environment, birth rates, number of births per woman and general health along with longevity were far superior in the wilds of Québec than back home in good old France. Scholars attribute this to the lack of pollution and relative abundance of healthy food. At this time in Canada there were only a few sage-femmes (midwives) but they were aided by a number of talented natives. Young Jeanne presented in a breech position, but the skill of Félicity-Angel and help of young Marie-Nicole Langlois. Read More 
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