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LESSON-1-2
LESSON-3
LESSON-4.1
LESSON-4.2
LESSON-5.1
LESSON-5.2
LESSON-6.1
LESSON-6.2
LESSON-7.1
LESSON-7.2
LESSON-7.3
LESSON-8
LESSON-9
LESSON-10.1
LESSON-10.2
LESSON-11
LESSON-12
LESSON-13.1
LESSON-13.2
LESSON-14
LESSON-15.1
LESSON-15.2
Contraception
The Sex Life of the Gods. Michael Knerr. CHAPTER-1
CHAPTER-2-3
CHAPTER-4
CHAPTER-5-6
CHAPTER-7-8
CHAPTER-9-10
CHAPTER-11-12
CHAPTER-13-14
CHAPTER-15-16
CHAPTER-17-18-19

the embryo 21 

 

 

LESSON IV--GESTATION OR PREGNANCY 

 

The Period of Pregnancy. How to calculate the Date of Delivery. 

Development of the Fertilized Ovum. The Embryo. The Fetus. How 

Nature builds up the child from the simple cell. The yolk-sack 

or umbilical vesicle. The Allantois. The Placenta and its 

offices. The Umbillical Cord. Osmosis. The Amnion. Sex in Embryo 

and Fetus. Position of the Fetus. The Table of the Development 

of the Unborn Child. Stage of Development of each month 

described fully. The Physical Signs of Pregnancy. The Disorders 

of Pregnancy. Practical Suggestions for Pregnant Women. 

Childbirth and its incidents 33 

 

 

LESSON V--GENERAL ADVICE TO WOMEN ON SEX SUBJECTS 

 

Much needed, though seldom obtainable, information on important 

subjects. The Truth about the Sexual Emotions plainly stated. 

Alcohol and Sexuality. A Startling Statement. A Warning to 

Women. The Menstrual Period and its Disorders. Simple methods of 

treatment fully described. Dysmenorrhea. Amenorrhea. 

Menorrhagia. The Hygiene of Menstruation. Plain Talk on a 

Delicate Subject. Leucorrhea: what it is, and how it may be 

treated by simple methods. General Treatment and Special 

Methods. Uterine Displacements, and simple treatments therefor. 

Marital Relations and Menstruation. Marital Relations and 

Pregnancy. Sterility in Woman. Practical Advice to Sterile 

Women. Miscarriage and Abortion. Sensible Advice to Women 49 

 

 

LESSON VI--THE SCIENCE OF EUGENICS 

 

The New Science. The Science of Parenthood. Biological Ethics. 

Race Culture. Scientific Parenthood. Preventive Eugenics. 

Constructive Eugenics. Race Suicide, real and false. 

Conservation and Preservation of the Race. Prevention of 

Criminal Offspring. The Causes of Degeneracy. Prevention of the 

Transmission of Disease and Insanity in Offspring. Protection 

for Mothers. Education for Parenthood. Terrible Effects of 

Ignorance of Eugenic Science. Desired and Prepared-for Children 

versus "Accidents" and Undesired Children. Not more children, 

but better ones; not more births, but fewer deaths among 

children. Survival Values versus Production Values 65 

 

 

LESSON VII--PRENATAL INFLUENCES 

 

Influencing the Child before birth. Family Characteristics. 

Transmission of Parental Traits. Influence of Maternal 

Impression. Heredity in General. Opinion of the Best 

Authorities. Transmission of Acquired Characteristics. Heredity 

versus Environment. The Eugenic Rule regarding Heredity. Fitness 


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