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A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Midwifery (Volume One)
Smellie, William
Published by Printed for D. Wilson and T. Durham, London
Location of original: Countway Rare Books, Harvard University
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lights I received from the study and experience. Neither did I pretend to teach Midwifery, till after I had practised it successfully for a long time in the country; and the observations I now publish, are the fruits not only of that opportunity, but more immediately of my practice in London, during ten years, in which I have given upwards of two hundred and eighty courses of Midwifery, for the instruction of more than nine hundred pupils, exclusive of female students: and in that series of courses, one thousand one hundred and fifty poor women have been delivered in presence of those who attended me; and supported during their lying-in, by the stated collection of my pupils: over and above those difficult cases to which we were often called by midwives, for the relief of the indigent.

These considerations, together with that of my own private practice, which
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