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The above is discussed in a chaste, simple, manner, and should be read
by every lady. There is nothing impure in this book from beginning to
end, but subjects in which women are woefully ignorant are discussed
in a plain, moral manner to which no objection can be raised.
Chapter seven: Marriage.
What marriage is; how far back the marriage tie has existed; polygamy,
what it is; monogamy, what it is; polyandry, and what it is; marriage
customs; the basis of a happy marriage, etc.
Chapter eight: Pregnancy--Labor--Parturition.
Perhaps there is no more eventful period in the history of woman than
that in which she first becomes conscious that the existence of
another being is dependent upon her own, and that she carries about
with her the first tiny rudiments of an immortal soul.
This chapter explains all the signs of pregnancy; the changes that
take place in the face and neck; the suppression of the monthly flow;
changes in the breast, etc.
Then it gives a sure test for the detection of pregnancy. It tells how
a pregnant woman should live during the period of gestation.
Childbirth is not necessarily either painful or dangerous. It can be
accomplished easily and safely and with comparatively no pain by
following the directions given in "THE LADIES' BOOK OF USEFUL
Numerous instances are known where ladies who had previously suffered
with severe labor in childbirth have, by attending to the directions
here given, been delivered of fine, healthy children with comparative
No mother who has attended to the teaching here given but has blessed
the knowledge of it, and it has saved many a young mother much
It tells all about the ailments that almost always torment women
during the trying time of pregnancy, making life itself seem a burden.
These troubles are: Morning Sickness, Toothache, Palpitation of the
Heart, etc. It shows that there is no necessity for women suffering as
they almost invariably do during this time; but that these troubles
may be overcome by simple, safe remedies which are described in this
book, and which may be safely taken by the patient.
It tells all about the medicine which is taken by the Indian women of
North America during the period of gestation. It is well known that
the women of these tribes suffer very little during childbirth, and it
is almost all due to the effects of this wonderful medicine.
The recipe for this medicine, "Parturient Balm," was obtained from an
Indian doctor, and is given in this book, together with instructions
as to how it is to be taken.
This chapter alone is worth the price of the book to any lady. Every
mother, and everyone who ever expects to become a mother, should
carefully study the above chapter, as it may be the means of saving
her much pain and suffering.
The same chapter explains all about a case of labor; the signs that
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