Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Lecture: Patty Bartlett Sessions, Mormon Midwife

Patty Bartlett Sessions, Mormon Midwife
October 13, 2011, 7:00 p.m., Donna Toland Smart
Midwifery was an important profession in Maine, where Patty was raised. Unexpectedly having to assist in a birth, she was later told by the local doctor that "she must attend to that business, not to have any fear, for she would prosper in it." Her skill in delivering babies would become critical to the well-being of fellow members of the Church. As a Mormon, Patty received further confirmation of her decision to follow an obstetrical career.

Lectures will be held
in the main floor auditorium of the Church Office Building at 50 East North Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah. All lectures are on the second Thursday of the month and begin at 7:00 p.m.

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