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A directory for midvvives : or, a guide for women, in their conception, bearing, and suckling their children. Containing, 1. The anatomie of the vessels of generation. 2. The formation of the child in the womb. 3. What hinders conception, and its remedies. 4. What furthers conception. 6. Of miscarriage in women. 7. A guide for women in their labor. 8. A guide for women in their lying-in. 9. Of nursing children. By Nich. Culpeper, Gent. Student in physick and astrologie.

Culpeper, Nicholas, 1616-1654.
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Also known as

Directory for midwives. Part 1
Guide for women.
Directory for midwives.


London : Printed by Peter Cole, at the sign of the Printing-Press in Cornhil, near the Royal Exchange, 1651.

Physical description

32 unnumbered pages, 217 pages, 23 unnumbered pages, plates


Anontation on Thomason copy: "Apr: 12".
Reproductions of the originals in the Cushing Collection, Yale University Medical School Library (Early English books) and in the British Library (Thomason Tracts).

Publications note

Wing (2nd ed., 1994) C7488.
Thomason E.1340[1].

Reproduction note

Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Thomason Tracts ; 177:E1340[1]) s1999 miun s



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