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The American lady's medical pocket-book, and nursery-adviser : containing rules for preserving the health of unmarried females, directions to pregnant and lying-in women, and an account of their diseases : together with instructions for the rearing of children from the hour of their birth : and an account of the diseases of infancy / by the author of the Gentleman's medical pocket-book.

Imprint Philadelphia : J. Kay, 1833.
Description 296 p. ; 13 cm.
Language English
Series The Gerritsen collection of women's history ; no. 66.1
Gerritsen collection of women's history ; no. 66.1.
Subject Women -- Health and hygiene.
Child care.
Cholera.
Format Microform, Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/3552816
Other authors / contributors Author of The gentleman's medical pocket-book.
Notes Appendix: Asiatic, or epidemic cholera, p. 283-296.
Microfiche. Sanford, N.C. : Microfilming Corp. of America, 1980. -- 4 sheets ; 11 x 15 cm. -- (The Gerritsen collection of women's history ; no. 66.1)
Summary This is an example of the popular health literature written in 19th century America to educate women on the proper ways to maintain their health, on female-specific diseases, on healthy sexual relationships, etc.

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