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A Complete Practice of Midwifery
Stone, Sarah
Published by printed for T. Cooper, London
Location of original: Countway Rare Books, Harvard University
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xviii The PREFACE  

their work before the time was due; they imagining every uncertain Pain a Woman hath, to be her Labour: which Pains are common, and attend Many Women a Month or Six Weeks before their Time of Delivery (which I have found by experience.)

I shall not fill any part of this book, with needless discourses on the Parts of Generation, nor the reasons of conception; neither shall I concern myself, or give my opinion, why some Women do not conceive; Many Authors being copious on such Subjects. For my part, I think all the Disorders of teeming Women do not belong to Midwives; but they ought to commit themselves to the Care of a Physician; a Midwife's busi-

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