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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

vomiting, kidney trouble, etc., the usual mixed diet may continue. The 

only changes I would make are the following: Drink plenty of hot water 

during the entire time of pregnancy: a glass or two in the morning, two 

or three glasses in the afternoon, the same at night. From six to twelve 

glasses may be consumed. Also plenty of milk, buttermilk and fermented 

milk. Plenty of fruit and vegetables. Meat only once a day. For the 

tendency to constipation, whole wheat bread, rye bread, bread baked of 

bran, or bran with cream. As to exercise, either extreme must be 

avoided. Some women think that as soon as they become pregnant, they 

must not move a muscle; they are to be put in a glass case, and kept 

there until the date of delivery. Other women, on the other hand, of the 

ultra-modern type, indulge in strenuous exercise, and go out on long 

fatiguing walks up to the last day. Either extreme is injurious. The 

right way is moderate exercise, and short, non-fatiguing walks. Bathing 

may be kept up to the day of the delivery. But warm baths, particularly 

during the last two or three months, are preferable to cold baths." 

 

CHILDBIRTH. The first indication of approaching delivery of the child is 

that of the descent of the child into the pelvis of the mother, from its 

former position up near the diaphragm. When this occurs, the mother 

usually experiences a feeling of relief, and a greater ease in breathing 

because of the relaxation of the former pressure on the diaphragm. 

Sometimes this occurs several days preceding delivery, while in other 

cases it occurs only a few hours before delivery. There usually occurs 

about the same time a slight discharge of mucus tinged with blood. The 

latter is called "the show," and is caused by the unsealing of the mouth 

of the womb, and indicates that the Uterus is preparing to discharge its 

contents. 

 

Labor, in childbirth, consists of three stages. In the first stage, the 

Uterus alone contracts, and the mouth of the womb dilates; in the second 

stage, the abdominal muscles assist the Uterus in expelling the child; 

in the third stage, the Placenta (afterbirth) and membranes are 

expelled. 

 

After the delivery of the child, and after the pulsation in the 

umbillical cord has ceased (usually from ten to thirty minutes after 

delivery), the umbillical cord is severed and tied by the physician. In 

natural labor, the expulsion of the afterbirth occurs from within a few 

minutes to an hour after the delivery of the child. Nature is sometimes 

slow in expelling the afterbirth, but caution should be exercised in the 


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