The Ladies dispensatory: or Every woman her own physician. Treating of the nature, causes, and various symptoms, of all the diseases, infirmities, and disorders, natural or contracted, that most peculiarly affect the fair sex, in all their different situations of life, as maids, married women, and widows; under the following heads: Of contracted weakness, before marriage especially; with proper advice concerning it. Of the courses, their various irregularities, as suppression, obstruction, immoderate flux, suppuration, complication with other diseases, &c. ... Of the disorders consequent upon delivery, both in the breasts and elsewhere, both those immediate and those of longer continuance. Of the management of new-born infants, and the diseases they are usually subject to, from their birth till four or five years of age. With variety of proper remedies, in words at length, adapted to each particular case, agreeably to the best modern practice: by the help of which any maid or woman, who can read English, may not only come at a true knowledge of her indisposition, but be enabled to cure it without applying, or even discovering her condition, to any person living. Also, a compleat index, an explanation of difficult terms, and a copious preface, including a pathetick address to all fashionable mothers, in behalf of themselves and their tender off-spring.

M.DCC.XXXIX. [1739]
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London : Printed for James Hodges, at the Looking-Glass on London-Bridge; and John James, at Horace's-Head under the Piazza of the Royal-Exchange, M.DCC.XXXIX. [1739]

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xvi, 324, [8] p. ; 120.

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ESTC T127083



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