Thursday, January 14, 2016

“ON THIS DAY in 1794, Dr. Jesse Bennett performed the...



"ON THIS DAY in 1794, Dr. Jesse Bennett performed the first successful cesarean section in the United States…on his wife. Mrs. Bennett was given a dose of laudanum, and both mother and baby survived.
Don't forget to sign up for our special Mütter Dance Workshop! Embryology Embodied with movement expert Nicole Bindler will include dance, meditation, and you'll learn some medical science too! For more check bit.ly/MutterDance or subscribe to our events on Facebook.

Image from our Historical Medical Library.

#embryology #birth #cesarean #medical #anatomy #medicalhistory #medicalhistory #yoga #hathayoga #movement #dance #meditation #museum #medicalmuseum #rittenhouse #philadelphia" By muttermuseum on Instagram.



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