By Howard Wilcox Haggard
Half One THE CONQUEST OF demise AT delivery I. Childbirth and Civilization 3T he care given the child-bearing girl; an index of civilization Medieval indifference to the agony of ladies Baptism earlier than beginning Filthy a long time of religion stipulations for the lady of this day Leaders within the conquest of demise The cultural lag Low place of girls within the usa How primitive girls undergo their kids Why they've got few problems The harmful affects of civilization -N ative confinements Customs of purification exertions believed a voluntary act at the childs half tough guidance in tricky laborS aliva as a therapeutic agent the increase of the midwives Early laws to regulate midwives The obstetrical chair Innovation of utilizing a mattress for childbirth Indian obstetrical practices the medication of the traditional Greeks Legends of y!sculapius Hygeia A celestial professor Restoring the inhabitants of Hades remedy within the Temple of Esculapius Discrimination opposed to childbearing girls The oath of yE sculapius Hippocrates the nice Manifold tasks of Greek midwives toddler publicity Abortion Systematized superstitions of the Romans The Greek physicians migrate toR ome They gather their charges Cato sprediction Pliny No legislation opposed to malpractice The Greek physicians misbehave themselves Royal intrigue Greek medication develops in Rome Soranus the height of historical midwifery The opinion of Soranus on abortion. II. Sairey Gamps and theM idmen x5 medication declines and fanaticism rises the main unlucky interval within the historical past of womankind girl can pay for the autumn of guy A ban placed upon abortion Ccsarean part endorsed Crude surgeryS ex thoughts and theology The supervision of midwives and prostitutes Sairey Gamps and vagabond surgeons Shepherds and herdsmen excluded from obstetrical instances an indication of advancing civilizationS anitary stipulations in medieval towns Unpaved streets and pigpens
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