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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

period the uterus undergoes what we call involution; that is, it goes 

back to the size and shape it had before pregnancy, and it is best not 

to disturb this process by sexual excitement, which causes engorgement 

and congestion." 

 

STERILITY IN WOMEN. Sterility, or barrenness, i. e., the inability to 

bear children, is frequently met with among married people. It is 

usually blamed upon the woman, whereas in at least one-half of the cases 

the fault is with the man. 

 

The causes of sterility in women are usually one or more of the 

following: Inflammation of the Fallopian Tubes, which may have been 

caused by gonorrhea or ordinary inflammation--in some rare cases 

childbirth has been known to set up an inflammation in this region, 

which has prevented the woman from future childbearing--the inflammation 

causes the tubes to clog up or become closed, so that no more ova can 

pass through them from the ovaries to the womb; in some cases, also, 

severe cases of leucorrhea have caused sterility, as the discharge is 

sometimes fatal to the life of the spermatozoa and destroys them; in 

other cases misplacement of the womb causes sterility; also severe 

inflammation of the neck or mouth of the womb operates in the same way, 

in some cases. In cases of sterility, the woman should have an 

examination made by a competent physician, and it often will be found 

that the cure of the disorders above noted will work a cure of the 

sterility. 

 

But, in all cases of sterility, it will be found that the husband should 

be examined as well as the wife--in fact, many authorities insist that 

the husband should be examined first. Venereal diseases frequently 

produce sterility in the man, although he is loath to admit this and is 

apt to place the blame entirely upon the woman. 

 

MISCARRIAGE AND ABORTIONS. The terms "miscarriage," and "abortion," 

respectively, mean the expulsion of the fetus from the womb before its 

natural time of delivery. In common usage, the term "miscarriage" is 

usually employed to indicate instances in which the premature delivery 

has occurred without any voluntary act on the part of the woman, or 

other persons acting with her permission; the term "abortion" being 

reserved for instances in which the miscarriage has been voluntarily 

produced. 

 

When the fetus dies within the womb of the mother, it is usually 

expelled spontaneously within a few days or even a few hours. Some women 

suffer from certain weakness which result in habitual miscarriage; such 

women seem unable to carry the child for the full natural term, and lose 


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