This person is a midwife and is tried for the death of a client.
Constance (Connie) Danforth
This person is an Ob-Gyn and the narrator of the novel.
This person is the father of the narrator.
This person is a defense attorney who falls in love with a client.
Charlotte Fugett Bedford
This person dies during childbirth.
This person is a minister whose spouse dies during childbirth.
Jared (Foogie) Bedford and Veil Bedford
This person is the minister's child whom the narrator meets while accompanying her best friend as an assistant babysitter.
This is the narrator's boyfriend at the time of her mother's trial.
This person is the assistant midwife present at the death of a client during childbirth.
This person is the prosecuting attorney in the midwife's trial.
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