Preventing Miscarriage | Stillbirth | Management At Home | Natural Products | Old Fashioned Information | The Vintage Woman

Preventing Miscarriage | Stillbirth | Management At Home | Natural Products | Old Fashioned Information | The Vintage Woman


Preventing Miscarriage | Stillbirth | Management At Home | Natural Products | Old Fashioned Information | The Vintage Woman.



When it is threatened, or on the appearance of the first symptoms, the patient should lie down and be as quiet as possible; live on very light diet; bowels be kept freely open; and an injection of thirty drops of laudanum should be given in half a pint of slippery elm tea.



Should flooding be present, cold lemonade should be drank freely, and cloths wet with cold or ice water applied to the thighs and lower part of the birthplace, which should be repeated until the flooding is relieved.



To prevent miscarriage, women of weak or relaxed habit should use solid food, avoiding great quantities of tea, coffee, or other weak or watery liquors. They should go soon to bed and rise early, and take frequent exercise, but avoid fatigue. They should occasionally take half a pint of the decoction of lignum-vitæ, boiling an ounce of it in a quart of water for five minutes.



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Pregnancy Pillow – Full Body Maternity Pillow U Shaped,Support Back/Neck/Head with Velvet Cover,Gray


If of a full habit, they ought to use a spare diet and chiefly of the vegetable kind, avoiding strong liquors and everything that may tend to heat the body or increase the quantity of blood; and when the symptoms appear, should take a dram of powdered nitre in a cup of water gruel every five or six hours.



In both cases the patient should sleep on a hard mattress and be kept cool and quiet; the bowels should be kept regular by a pill of white walnut extract or bitterroot.



Excerpt From The Ladies Book Of Useful Information.



Chloe



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