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|Childbirth! Oh no!
Written by Cathy A
(9/1/2005 2:03 p.m.)
Another detail which gives a picture of the scarier side of being a woman in 1798 is that in letter 11, JA mentions 2 women who die in childirth (Mrs Coulthard and Anne) and one who survives (another Mary!). 1/3...not very good odds!
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