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Man-Midwifery Dissected; or, the Obstetric Family Instructor
Blunt, John
Published by Samuel William Fores, London
Location of original: Countway Rare Books, Harvard University
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Preface page xxi



as an appendix to the domestic medicine.

 French, dancing, and music are (by many) deemed proper embellishments for all who can afford to learn them; but the importance of these vanishes, when compared with saving the life, or promoting the comfort, of ONE human being.

 He must be a misanthropist indeed, who would not wish all to study the means for recovering drowned persons; how much more he who would oppose the diffusing of obstetric knowledge among families? as occasions for the exercise of this knowledge occur very frequently, while the means for recovering drowned persons are (comparatively) seldom called into use.

 Notwithstanding our literary advantages are far superior to those of former ages, mothers are yet very ignorant of the nature of child-bearing, which concerns them nearly more than any other
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