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May 2012, 21:2

Journal of the History of Sexuality

Special Issue: Approaches to Childbirth in the Middle Ages

Guest Editor: Margaret Cormack

Introduction: Approaches to Childbirth in the Middle Ages
Margaret Cormack
Childbearing and Infancy in the Carolingian World
Valerie L. Garver
Christianization, Female Infanticide, and the Abundance of Female Burials at Viking Age Birka in Sweden
Nancy L. Wicker
Pregnancy and Childbirth in Twelfth- and Thirteenth-Century French and English Law
Fiona Harris-Stoertz
Of Vanishing Fetuses and Maidens Made-Again: Abortion, Restored Virginity, and Similar Scenarios in Medieval Irish Hagiography and Penitentials
Maeve B. Callan
Childbirth Miracles in Swedish Miracle Collections
Anders Fröjmark
Mothers and the Martyr: The Unlikely Patronage of a Medieval Dominican Preacher
Donald S. Prudlo