Geburtshilfe

Die preußische Hebamme

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Etwa 10 000 Kindern hat sie auf die Welt geholfen, darunter jüngst die Tochter von Familienministerin Kristina Schröder. Über ihre Erfahrungen aus 43 Jahren im Kreißsaal hat Luise Kaller jetzt ein Buch geschrieben

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