Midwife Hannah Sandusky Called “the angel” and “the saint” by her patients, midwife Hannah Sandusky was remarkable both for the sheer number of births she oversaw and for the respect that male doctors granted her for her skills. Alice Bailes Alice Bailes joined the resurgence of natural childbirth in America both as a midwife and as coeditor of The Handbook on Home Birth. Lena Barber One of the few midwives to continue working in Baltimore after the 1924 ordinance that required they be licensed and registered, Lena Barber kept detailed records of hundreds of her deliveries. Rosa Fineberg Rosa Edelhurst Fineberg kept detailed records of her work as a midwife that shed light on the lives of Jewish immigrants at the turn of the century. How to cite this pageJewish Women's Archive. "Midwife." (Viewed on September 23, 2014) <http://jwa.org/taxonomy/term/23348>.