A day in the life of an Aztec midwife

Xoquauhtli has a busy day ahead. First, she must visit one of her patients, who could go into labour at any moment. Then she has to go to a festival to honour her warrior goddess. Join her to learn what life was like as a midwife in Mexico 600 years ago.

What do You Think?

  • Would you like to be a nurse or a midwife?
  • If you could visit any period of history, when would it be?
  • Do you think nurses are heroes?