Advice To Wives On The Management Of Themselves; During The Periods Of Pregnancy, Labour, And Suckling by Pye Henry ChavasseAdvice To Wives On The Management Of Themselves; During The Periods Of Pregnancy, Labour, And Suckling by Pye Henry Chavasse

Advice To Wives On The Management Of Themselves; During The Periods Of Pregnancy, Labour, And…

byPye Henry Chavasse

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1844. Excerpt: ... 120. A moderate quantity (say a tumbler) of fresh mild ale or Dublin porter, will generally be found to be the best beverage for dinner and supper. 121. Wine, if taken at all, should only be used sparingly. In the higher ranks of life, where ladies are in the habit of taking wine, it is necessary to continue it, although the quantity should not be increased. 122. Spirits are very injurious during suckling. 123. It is highly improper for a mother to take stimulants, such as ale or wine, when the infant she is suckling is labouring under an inflammatory complaint; in such a case, toast and water will be the best beverage for her dinner, gruel for her supper, and black tea (not coffee, as it would be too stimulating) for her breakfast and tea. AIR AND EXERCISE. 124. Exercise cannot be too strongly insisted upon during suckling. Whenever the weather will admit, it should be taken. Whatever improves the health of the mother, improves the health of the child; and there is nothing more conducive to health than air and exercise. 125. Mothers should not suckle their infants immediately after (say half an hour after) taking exercise. 126. Nor should they take violent exercise, as it would be likely to disorder the milk. 127. If the weather be hot and sultry, carriage exercise is far preferable to walking out; if that be not practicable, she should have the windows thrown open, and perambulate the hall and rooms, as she would by such means avoid the intense heat of the sun. THE TEMPER. 128. Passion is most injurious to the milk, and consequently to the child. Sudden joy and grief of the mother generally disorder the infant's bowels, producing griping, looseness, etc.--hence mothers who have mild, placid tempers, generally make excellent nurses, on which account it i...

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Title:Advice To Wives On The Management Of Themselves; During The Periods Of Pregnancy, Labour, And…Format:PaperbackDimensions:20 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.04 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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