Advice to expectant mothers on healthy practices during pregnancy and at the birth. Colour lithograph after O. Gri︠u︡n, 1925.
- Gri︠u︡n, O., active 1919.
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Top left, a male doctor gives advice to a pregnant woman in his surgery, deprecating the village woman-healer ("babka")and praising the professional midwife ("akusherka"). Top right, the pregnant woman carries a heavy pail of water along a winding path. Bottom left, a birth room, showing unhygienic practices. Bottom right, a birth room, showing hygienic practices