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Marie-Louise Lachapelle - bibliography

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French midwife, born January 1, 1769, Paris; died October 4, 1821.


  • Pratique des accouchements, ou mémoires et observations choisies sur les points les plus importans de l’art par M. Lachapelle . . . publiés par Ant. Dugès.
    3 volumes. Volume 1; Paris, 1921. Volume II and II posthumously; Paris, 1825.
    Volume I was translated into German (Weimar, 1825).
  • Franz Karl Naegele (1778-1851):
    Über der Frau L. Pratique des accouchements.
    Heidelberger Jahrbücher der Literatur, 1823; 5.

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