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Half One THE CONQUEST OF loss of life AT start I. Childbirth and Civilization 3T he care given the child-bearing lady; an index of civilization Medieval indifference to the affliction of ladies Baptism sooner than start Filthy a while of religion stipulations for the lady of this day Leaders within the conquest of loss of life The cultural lag Low place of ladies within the usa How primitive ladies undergo their young children 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 counsel in tough laborS aliva as a therapeutic agent the increase of the midwives Early laws to manage midwives The obstetrical chair Innovation of utilizing a mattress for childbirth Indian obstetrical practices the drugs of the traditional Greeks Legends of y!sculapius Hygeia A celestial professor Restoring the inhabitants of Hades therapy within the Temple of Esculapius Discrimination opposed to childbearing ladies The oath of yE sculapius Hippocrates the nice Manifold tasks of Greek midwives youngster 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 historic midwifery The opinion of Soranus on abortion. II. Sairey Gamps and theM idmen x5 drugs declines and fanaticism rises the main unlucky interval within the heritage of womankind girl can pay for the autumn of guy A ban placed upon abortion Ccsarean part endorsed Crude surgeryS ex strategies and theology The supervision of midwives and prostitutes Sairey Gamps and vagabond surgeons Shepherds and herdsmen excluded from obstetrical circumstances an indication of advancing civilizationS anitary stipulations in medieval towns Unpaved streets and pigpens
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Half One THE CONQUEST OF dying AT beginning I. Childbirth and Civilization 3T he care given the child-bearing lady; an index of civilization Medieval indifference to the affliction of ladies Baptism ahead of beginning Filthy a long time of religion stipulations for the lady of this day Leaders within the conquest of loss of life The cultural lag Low place of girls within the usa How primitive girls endure their little ones Why they've got few problems The damaging affects of civilization -N ative confinements Customs of purification hard work believed a voluntary act at the childs half tough tips in tough laborS aliva as a therapeutic agent the increase of the midwives Early rules to manage midwives The obstetrical chair Innovation of utilizing a mattress for childbirth Indian obstetrical practices the drugs of the traditional Greeks Legends of y!

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Eventually Greek medicine was accepted and city and court physicians were appointed. he contracted during the city. Nero employed the latter to treat the bruises his nightly revels incognito in the streets of CHILDBIRTH AND CIVILIZATION Greek medicine continued to Rome and develop at 23 culminated in the ancient practice of midwifery as told in the writings of Soranus of Ephesus, second century after Christ. women diseases of set a Soranus lived in Rome standard beyond which there was no further advance for fourteen centuries and indeed much regression.

This given in medical schools, and sometimes in the inferior type of who at- reflected in the inefficiency of the instruction in obstetrics choose this branch of the profession. It is men always reflected in the statistics of mortality at childbirth. In the time of wifery was at its Hugh Chamberlen the opposition to male mid- height and he gained no popularity from the choice of his specialty; moreover, he dabbled in politics. The of England in the latter half of the seventeenth century edged and them.

Way I will cut to those no one whatever who work go To none them from harm and wrong. I keep my life and for the stone, but will give at this practice. Into whatsoever house I from all voluntary wrong and corruption, including the seduction of females and males, of freemen and slaves. Whatsoever in my practice or not in my practice I shall see or hear amid the lives of men shall enter I I will for the benefit of the sick, holding aloof will not divulge, as reckoning that all such things should be kept secret.

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