The elderly midwife who delivers Francie. She is an Irish immigrant and highly superstitious. She accuses a local woman of drying up Katie’s milk when Katie is unable to nurse Francie. After Katie finds out that she is pregnant again, Mrs. Gindler offers Katie a potion to induce a miscarriage.
Mrs. Gindler Character Timeline in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
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