Today we are looking at people's experiences and memories of birth with help from objects and materials from the Thackray Medical Museum and stories already collected as part of the Birth Stories Project.
A 1950s midwife's bag.
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We are collecting stories and memories using objects from the museum.
Weights for a pregnancy suit which allows you to experience different phases of pregnancy.
Handling objects from the Thackray Medical Museum.
Questionnaires and colouring for the children.
You can include this passage in your own stories. You can use this to link stories that cover similar subjects, or have other connections
Laura modelling the pregnancy suit.
Arthur and Mummy.
Talking about birth.
Discussing the objects.
Trying out 'Elvis the Pelvis'.
Trying out the objects.