Maternity lithotomy harness
Accession #: 2009117
Description: Webbing harness strap for obstetric use. Missing stirrups.These webbing straps were used in midwifery to assist the mother to sustain a position that gave access for the attendant as well as encouraging effective bearing down. They were generally looped around the patient's neck.
contained in Doctor's Bag 2009110
Loaned to Welsh Assembly for Pierhead Building exhibition 20/01/10
Dimensions: 1520 x 50 mm