Aristotle's master-piece: or, The secrets of generation display'd in all the parts thereof Containing 1. The signs of barrenness. 2. The way of getting a boy or girl. 3. Of the likeness of children to parents. 4. Of the infusion of the soul into the infant. 5. Of monsturous [sic] births, and the reason[s] thereof. 6. Of the benefit of marriage to both sexes. 7. The prejudice of unequal matches. 8. The discovery of insufficiency. 9. The cause and cure of the green sickness. 10. A discour[se] of virginity. 11. How a midwife ought to be qualified. 12. Directions and cautions to midwives. 13. Of the organs of generation in women. 14. The fabrick of the womb. 15. The use and action of the genitals. 16. Signs of conception, and whether of a male or female. 17. To discover false conception. 18. Instructions for women with child. 19. For preventing miscarriage. 20. For vvomen in child-bed. ... To which is added, a word of advice to both sexes in the act of copulation. And the pictures of several monstrous births. Very necessary for all midwives, nurses, and young-married women.
printed by F.L. for J. How,
in the year 1690.
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