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The Prospective Mother

J. Morris Slemons (1876-1948)

1. 01 - Preface
2. 02 - Introduction
3. 03 - Chapter 1 - The Signs of Pregnancy and The Date of Confinement
4. 04 - Chapter 2 - The Development of the Ovum
5. 05 - Chapter 3 - The Embryo
6. 06 - Chapter 4 - The Food Requirements During Pregnancy
7. 07 - Chapter 5 - The Care of the Body
8. 08 - Chapter 6 - General Hygienic Measures
9. 09 - Chapter 7 - The Ailments of Pregnancy
10. 10 - Chapter 8 - Miscarriage
11. 11 - Chapter 9, part 1 - The Preparations for Confinement
12. 12 - Chapter 9, part 2 - The Preparations for Confinement
13. 13 - Chapter 10, part 1 - The Birth of the Child
14. 14 - Chapter 10, part 2 - The Birth of the Child
15. 15 - Chapter 11 - The Lying-In Period
16. 16 - Chapter 12 - The Nursing Mother
17. 17 - Glossary

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Summary

A Handbook for Women During Pregnancy. This book, written for women who have no special knowledge of medicine, aims to answer the questions which occur to them in the course of pregnancy. Directions for safeguarding their health have been given in detail, and emphasis has been placed upon such measures as may serve to prevent serious complications. (Introduction by J. Morris Slemons)