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Introductory Notes on Lying-in Institutions

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MlSS NIGHTINGALE tells us the story of this book somewhat as follows:—The Committee of the Nightingale Fund, with the view of extending the usefulness of their Institution for training nurses, entered into an arrangement with St. John's House and King's College Hospital, by which a special ward was set apart for the reception of poor women in childbed, and steps were taken for training midwifery nurses to be employed among the poor in their own houses.

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