The Works of Aristotle the Famous Philosopher [NOOK Book]

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THE MIDWIFE'S VADE-MECUM
THE MASTERPIECE
On marriage and at what age young men and virgins are capable of it: and why so much desire it. Also, how long men ...
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The Works of Aristotle the Famous Philosopher

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CONTENTS

THE MIDWIFE'S VADE-MECUM
THE MASTERPIECE
On marriage and at what age young men and virgins are capable of it: and why so much desire it. Also, how long men and women are capable of it.
CHAPTER II
How to beget a male or female child; and of the Embryo and perfect Birth; and the fittest time for the copula.
CHAPTER III
The reason why children are like their parents; and that the Mother's imagination contributes thereto; and whether the man or the woman is the cause of the male or female child.
CHAPTER IV
That Man's Soul is not propagated by their parents, but is infused by its Creator, and can neither die nor corrupt. At what time it is infused. Of its immortality and certainty of its resurrection.
CHAPTER V
Of Monsters and Monstrous Births; and the several reasons thereof, according to the opinions of the Ancients. Also, whether the Monsters are endowed with reasonable Souls; and whether the Devils can engender; is here briefly discussed.
CHAPTER VI
Of the happy state of matrimony, as it is appointed by God, the true felicity that rebounds thereby to either sex; and to what end it is ordained.
CHAPTER VII
Of Errors in Marriages; Why they are, and the Injuries caused by them.
CHAPTER VIII
The Opinion of the Learned concerning Children conceived and born within Seven Months; with Arguments upon the Subject to prevent Suspicion of Incontinency, and bitter Contest on that Account. To which are added Rules to Know the Disposition of Man's Body by the Genital Parts.
CHAPTER IX
Of the Green-Sickness in Virgins, with its causes, signs and cures; together with the chief occasions of Barrenness in Women, and the Means to remove the Cause, and render them fruitful.
CHAPTER X
Virginity, what it is, in what it consists, and how vitiated; together with the Opinions of the Learned about the Change of Sex in the Womb, during the Operation of Nature in forming the Body.
CHAPTER XI
Directions and Cautions for Midwives; and, first, what ought to be the qualifications of a midwife.
CHAPTER XII
Further Directions to Midwives, teaching them what they ought to do, and what to avoid.
CHAPTER XIII
The External, and Internal Organs of Generation in Women.
CHAPTER XIV
A description of the Fabric of the Womb, the preparing Vessels and Testicles in Women. Also of the Different and Ejaculatory Vessels.
CHAPTER XV
A Description of the Use and Action of the several Generative Parts in Women.
CHAPTER XVI
Of the Organs of Generation in Man.
CHAPTER XVII
A word of Advice to both Sexes, consisting of several Directions with regard to Copulation.
A PRIVATE LOOKING GLASS FOR THE FEMALE SEX
CHAPTER I
Treating of the several Maladies incident to the womb, with proper remedies for the cure of each.
CHAPTER II
Of the Retention of the Courses.
CHAPTER III
Of Excessive Menstruation.
CHAPTER IV
Of the Weeping of the Womb.
CHAPTER V
The false Courses, or Whites.
CHAPTER VI
The Suffocation of the Mother.
CHAPTER VII
Of the Descending or Falling of the Womb.
CHAPTER VIII
Of the Inflammation of the Womb.
CHAPTER IX
Of Scirrhous Tumours, or Hardness of the Womb.
CHAPTER X
Of Dropsy of the Womb.
CHAPTER XI
Of Moles and False Conceptions.
CHAPTER XII
Of Conception and its Signs, and How a Woman may know whether it be Male or Female.
CHAPTER XIII
Of Untimely Births.
CHAPTER XIV
Directions for Pregnant Women.
CHAPTER XV
Directions for Women when they are taken in Labour, to ensure their safe Delivery, and Directions for Midwives.
CHAPTER XVI
What ought to be done in cases of extremity, especially in women who, in labour, are attacked by a flux of blood, convulsions and fits of wind.
CHAPTER XVII
How child-bearing Women ought to be ordered after Delivery.
CHAPTER XVIII
Acute Pains after Delivery.
THE FAMILY PHYSICIAN
THE EXPERIENCED MIDWIFE
CHAPTER I
CHAPTER II
Of Conception; what it is; how women are to order themselves after Conception.
CHAPTER III
Of the Parts proper to a Child in the womb; How it is formed there, and the manner of its Situation therein.
CHAPTER IV
A Guide for Women in Travail, showing what is to be done when they fall in Labour, in order to their Delivery.
CHAPTER V
Of Natural Labour; What it is and what the Midwife is to do in such Labour.
CHAPTER VI
Of Unnatural Labour.
CHAPTER VII
Directions for Child-bearing Women in their Lying-in.
CHAPTER VIII
Directions for the Nurses, in ordering Newly-born Children.
CHAPTER IX
PROPER AND SAFE REMEDIES
CHAPTER I
Of Barrenness; its several Kinds; with the proper Remedies for it; and the Signs of Insufficiency both in Men and Women.
CHAPTER II
The Diseases of the Womb.
CHAPTER III
Diseases Relating woman....
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  • BN ID: 2940012390929
  • Publisher: Syed Arshad Gillani
  • Publication date: 4/18/2011
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