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Author: Culpeper, Nicholas, 1616-1654.
Title: Culpeper's Directory for midwives: or, A guide for women: The second part. Discovering, 1. The diseases in the privities of women. 2. The diseases of the privy part. 3. The diseases of the womb. 4. The symptomes of the womb. 5. The symptomes in the terms. 6. The symptomes that befal all virgins and women in their womb, after they are ripe of age.7. The symptomes which are in conception. 8. The government of women with child. 9. The symptomes that happen in child-bearing. 10. The government of women in child-bed, and the diseases that come after travel. 11. The diseases of the breasts. 12. The symptomes of the breasts. 13. The diet and government of infants. 14. The diseases and symptomes in children.
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2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Culpeper's Directory for midwives: or, A guide for women: The second part. Discovering, 1. The diseases in the privities of women. 2. The diseases of the privy part. 3. The diseases of the womb. 4. The symptomes of the womb. 5. The symptomes in the terms. 6. The symptomes that befal all virgins and women in their womb, after they are ripe of age.7. The symptomes which are in conception. 8. The government of women with child. 9. The symptomes that happen in child-bearing. 10. The government of women in child-bed, and the diseases that come after travel. 11. The diseases of the breasts. 12. The symptomes of the breasts. 13. The diet and government of infants. 14. The diseases and symptomes in children.
Culpeper, Nicholas, 1616-1654., Sennert, Daniel, 1572-1637. Practical physick; the fourth book., Cole, Abdiah, ca. 1610-ca. 1670.

London: printed for George Sawbridge, at the sign of the Bible on Ludgate-Hill, 1676.
Alternate titles: Directory for midwives.
Subject terms:
Obstetrics
Gynecology
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A81130.0001.001

Contents
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THE CONTENTS OF THE FOURTH BOOK OF PRACTICAL PHYSICK. Of Womens Diseases.
THE FIRST PART. Of Diseases in the Privities in Women.
THE FIRST SECTION. Of Diseases of the Privy Part, and the Neck of the Womb.
The CONTENTS of the Second SECTION. Of the Diseases of the Womb.
The CONTENTS of the Second PART. Of the Symptomes in the Womb, and from the Womb.
The CONTENTS of the Second SECTION. Of the Symptoms in the Terms, and other fluxes of the Womb.
The CONTENTS of the Third SECTION. Of the Symptoms that befal all Virgins and Wo∣men in their Wombs, after they are ripe of age.
The CONTENTS of the Fourth SECTION. Of the Symptomes which are in Conception.
The CONTENTS of the Fifth SECTION. Of the Government of Women with Child, and preternatural Distempers in Women with Child.
The CONTENTS of the Sixth SECTION. Of Symptoms that happen in Child-bearing.
The CONTENTS of the Seventh SECTION. Of the Government of Women in Child-bed, and of the Diseases that come after Travel.
part 3
The CONTENTS of the First SECTION. Of the Diseases of the Breasts.
The CONTENTS of the Second SECTION. Of the Symptoms of the Breasts.
A TRACTATE Of the CURE OF INFANTS.
The CONTENTS of the First PART. Of the Dyet and Government of Infants.
The CONTENTS of the Second PART. Of Diseases and Symptoms of Children.
THE FOURTH BOOK OF PRACTICAL PHYSICK. Of Womens Diseases.
THE FIRST PART. Of Diseases in the Privities of Women.
THE FIRST SECTION. Of Diseases of the Privy Part, and the Neck of the Womb.
Chap. 1. Of the straitness and large∣ness of the Orifice.
Chap. 2. Of the Mentula, or Yard in a Woman.
Chap. 3. Of Atretae or Closures, and straitness of the Neck and Mouth of the Womb.
Chap. 4. Of Pustles and Rough∣ness of the Privities.
Chap. 5. Of Condyloma in the Neck of the Womb.
Chap. 7. Of Warts in the Neck of the Privities of the Womb.
Chap. 7. Of the Haemorrhoids of the Womb.
Question. How do the Haemorrhoids differ from the Terms flowing or stopt?
Chap. 8. Of Ulcers in the Neck of the Womb.
Chap. 9. Of Clefts in the Neck of the Womb.
Chap. 10. Of Fistulaes in the Neck of the Womb.
Chap. 11. Of a Cancer in the Womb.
Chap. 12. Of a Gangrene and Sphacel in the Womb.
THE FOURTH BOOK. THE SECOND SECTION. Of the Diseases of the WOMB.
Chap. 1. Of the Knowledge of the Temper of the Womb.
Chap. 2. Of the hot Distemper of the Womb.
Chap. 3. Of the cold Distemper of the womb.
Chap. 4. Of the moist Distemper of the Womb.
Chap. 5. Of the dry Distemper of the Womb.
Chap. 6. Of Compound Distem∣pers, and first of Cold and Moist.
Of the hot and dry Distemper of the Womb with Choler.
Chap. 7. Of the ill shape of the Womb, and first of the straitness of it and its vessels.
Of straitness of the vessels of the Womb.
Chap. 8. Of the opening of the Vessels of the Womb besides Nature.
Chap. 9. Of a double Womb, the wanting of a Womb, and evil shape of the Womb, and strange things found in it.
Worms in the Womb.
An Addition.
Fat and Hair found in a Womb.
An Addition.
Stones bred in the Womb.
Chap. 10. Of the Magnitude of the Womb increased, and first of the Inflation of the Womb.
Question. Whether the wind is in the Cavity when there is Inflation of the Womb?
Chap. 11. Of the Dropsie of the Womb.
Chap. 12. Of a Tumor in the Womb, from Blood in the Veins.
Chap. 13. Of Inflammation of the Womb.
Chap. 14. Of a Scirrhus and Cancer in the Womb.
Cancer of the Womb.
Chap. 15. Of the displacing of the Womb, and first of the Ascent of it.
Chap. 16. Of falling out of the Womb.
The Cure of the inclining of the Womb.
Chap. 17. Of the Rupture of the Womb.
Chap. 18. Of Wounds, and breaking of the Womb.
Chap. 19. Of Ulcers and Rotten∣ness of the Womb.
Chap. 20. Of the Diseases of the Stones, and Vessels of Procrea∣tion in VVomen.
THE FOURTH BOOK. THE SECOND PART.
Of the Symptoms in the Womb and from the Womb.
Chap. 1. Of Weakness in the Womb.
Chap. 2. Of the Itch of the Womb.
Chap. 3. Of pain in the Womb.
Chap. 4. Of the Diseases of the Womb, that come from sweet scents and stinks.
THE FOURTH BOOK. THE SECOND SECTION. Of the Symptoms in the Terms, and other Fluxes of the Womb.
Chap 1. Of the Flux of the Terms.
Question. Whether can a Woman conceive, that never had Terms?
Question 2. Whether Menstruous blood is only superfluous in quantity, or bad in respect of quality?
Question 3. Of the Text of Aristotle 7. de hist. Animalium, cap. 2. and how it is to be understood?
Chap. 2. Of the Terms flow∣ing too soon.
Chap. 3. Of want and stopping of the Terms.
Question 1. Whether are the other Causes of stoppage of the Terms?
Question 2. What Veins must be opened when the Terms are stopt?
Question 3. At what time must a Vein be opened against the stoppage of the Terms?
Chap. 4. Of Fewness of the Terms.
Chap. 5. Of Dropping of the Terms.
Chap. 6. Of the overflowing of the Terms.
Question. Whether Frictions or Ligatures in the Legs may be made for Revulsion?
Chap. 7. Of the Terms-flowing with pain and Symptoms.
Chap. 8. Of evil discoloured Terms.
Chap. 9. Of Terms coming be∣fore their time.
Chap. 10. Of the Terms that come after their usual time.
Chap. 11. Of the Terms voided another way.
Chap. 12. Of the Whites.
Question. Whether are Diureticks good in the Whites?
Chap. 13. Of a Gonorrhoea.
Chap. 14. Of strange things voided by the Womb.
Worms.
THE FOURTH BOOK. THE THIRD SECTION. Of the Symptoms that befal all Virgins and Women in their Wombs, after they are ripe of Age.
Chap. 1. Of Virginity.
Question 1. Whether doth the Hymen which is the sign of Virginity, appear in all Women?
Question 2. Whether do all Virgins at the first bout our Copulation, bleed?
Question 3. Whether is the straitness of the Pri∣vities a sign of Virginity?
Question 4. Whether is Milk in the Breasts a sign of Virginity lost?
Chap. 2. Of the Green-sickness or white Feaver.
Question 1. Whether may the Woman in this Disease be allowed the absurd things they long for?
Question 2. Is Motion and Exercise good in the Green-sickness?
Question 3. Whether is Venery good for Maids in the Green-sickness?
Question 4. Whether is Blood-letting good in this Disease?
Chap. 3. Of Symptomes from the Womb, and Mother-fits in general.
Chap. 4. Of Suffocation of the Womb.
The Cure of the Fit.
The Cure out of the Fit.
Question 1. What preternatural disease is the Suffocation of the Womb properly?
Question 2. What is the true Cause of the fits of the Mother?
Question 3. It is good to give Wine in a fit of the Mother.
Chap. 5. Of the Frenzie of the Womb.
Question. Whether is Camphire cold or hot, or doth it quench Venery?
Chap. 6. Of the Melancholy of Virgins and Widows.
Chap. 7. Of an Epilepsie from the Womb.
The Cure of the Fit.
Chap. 8. Of pain of the Head from the Womb.
Question. In what part of the Head is the pain that comes by consent from the Womb?
Chap. 9. Of the Diseases of the Heart, and beating of the Arte∣ries in the Back and Sides from the Womb.
Chap. 10. Of the Diseases of the Spleen, and the Hypochondriack Disease from the Womb.
Chap. 11. Of the Distemper of the Liver from the Womb, and of a Beard growing by consent from the Womb.
Chap. 12. Of the Diseases of the Stomach that come from the Womb.
THE FOURTH BOOK. THE FOURTH SECTION. Of the Symptoms which are in Conception.
Chap. 1. Of the desire of Ve∣nery hurt.
Chap. 2. Of Barrenness, and want of Conception.
Chap. 3. Of Barrenness for the time and Conceiving seldom.
Chap. 4. Of Conception, and Forming of the Child.
Chap. 5. Of the Generation of Twins, and many Children.
Chap. 6. Of Superfoetation.
Chap. 7. Of the ill Formation of the Child.
Chap. 8. Of a Child turned into Stone.
Chap. 9. Of a Mole.
Question. Whether a Mole may be without the company of a Man, and without his Seed?
Chap. 10. Of Monsters.
Chap. 11. Of false Conception, and Swelling.
THE FOURTH BOOK. THE SECOND PART. THE FIFTH SECTION. Of the Government of Women with Child, and pre∣ternatural Distempers in Wo∣men with Child.
Chap. 1. Of the signs of Conception.
Chap. 2. Of the Government and Diet of Women with Child.
Chap. 3. Of the Cure of Women with Child in General.
Question 1. Whether must Women with Child use a sparing Diet?
Question 2. Whether may a Woman with Child be let blood?
Question 3. Whether may a Woman with Child be purged?
Question 4. Whether Purging or Bleeding is most dangerous for a Woman with Child?
Question 5. Whether it is lawful to cause an Abortion to preserve the Mother?
Question 6. Whether are Clysters, Diureticks and Sweats proper for a Woman with Child?
Chap. 4. Of the Symptoms that befal Women with Child in the first Months.
Chap. 5. Of the Symptoms in Women with Child in the mid∣dle Months.
Chap. 6. Of the Symptomes that are in the last Months.
Chap. 7. Of Weakness of the Child.
Chap. 8. Of Crying in the Womb.
THE FOURTH BOOK. THE THIRD PART. THE SIXTH SECTION. Of Symptoms that hap∣pen in Child-bearing.
Chap. 1. Of Child-bearing in general.
Chap. 2. Of Abortion.
To preserve from Abortion.
Question. Whether the straitness of the Womb, is the cause of Abortion?
Chap. 3. Of the Signs of Natural Birth, and the manner and govern∣ment of such as bring forth.
Chap. 5. Of Natural hard Tra∣vel.
Chap. 6. Of a vitious disor∣derly Birth, or difficulty pre∣ternatural.
Chap. 7. Of a slow Birth.
Chap. 8. Of a Child dead in the Womb.
Chap. 9. Of the Caesarean-Birth.
THE FOURTH BOOK. THE SEVENTH SECTION. Of the Government of Women in Child-bed, of the Diseases that come after Tra∣vel.
Chap. 1. Of the Government of Women in Child-bed.
Chap. 2. Of the Secundine or After-birth, or a Mole that is left after Child-bearing.
Of the Mole left after Child-bearing.
Chap. 3. Of the Purgation af∣ter Child-bearing diminished or detained.
Chap. 4. Of too great a flux of blood after Child-bearing.
Chap. 5. Of the pains after Tra∣vel, and torments in the Belly.
Chap. 6. Of the tearing of the Vulva to the Arse, and coming forth of the Womb, Inflamma∣tion, Ulcer, Suffocation, and fal∣ling out of the Fundament.
Chap. 7. Of Watching, Do∣ting, and Epilepsie of Women in Child-bed.
Chap. 8. Of the Swelling of the Womb, Belly, and Feet after Child-bearing.
Chap. 9. Of Vomiting, Loos∣ness, Belly bound, and not hold∣ing of Urine in Women in Child-bed.
Chap. 10. Of the Wrinkles of the Belly after Child-bearing, and mending of the largeness of the Privities.
Chap. 11. Of Feavers and acute Diseases in Women in Child-bed.
Question. What Veins are to be opened in Women that lie in, and have a Pleurisie?
THE FOURTH BOOK. THE THIRD PART. Of the Diseases of Wo∣mens Breasts.
THE FIRST SECTION. Of Diseases of the Breasts.
Chap. 1. Of the increased num∣ber of Breasts, and greatness extraordinary.
Chap. 2. Of Sweelling of the Breasts with Milk.
Chap. 3. Of Inflammation and Erysipelas of the Breasts.
Question. Whether the Inflammation of the Breasts be from blood alone, or from milk also?
Of the Erysipelas of the Breasts.
Chap. 4. Of the Oedoma of the Breasts.
Chap. 5. Of the Scirrhus of the Breasts.
Chap. 6. Of the Glandles or Kernels in the Breasts being swollen, or of the Scrofula and Struma in the Breast.
Chap. 7. Of the Cancer of the Breasts.
Chap. 8. Of Ulcers and Fistu∣laes of the Breasts.
Chap. 9. Of straitness of the Passages of the Breasts.
Chap. 10. Of strange things bred in the Breasts.
Chap. 11. Of the Diseases of Nipples.
THE FOURTH BOOK. THE THIRD PART. THE SECOND SECTION. Of the Symptomes of the Breasts.
Chap. 1. Of want of Milk, and not giving Suck.
Chap. 2. Of too much Milk.
Chap. 3. Of Curdling, and other faults in the Milk.
Chap. 4. Of Milk coming forth at wrong places.
Chap. 5. Of strange things co∣ming forth of the Breasts.
Chap. 6. Of the change of co∣lour in the Nipples, and pain of the Breasts.
A TRACTATE Of the CURE OF INFANTS.
THE FIRST PART. Of the Diet and Govern∣ment of INFANTS.
Chap. 1. Of the Choice of the Nurse.
Question. Whether is an Infant better nourished by the Mother or by a Nurse?
Chap. 2. Of the Conditions of good Milk.
Chap. 3. Of Curing the Faults in Milk.
Of thick Milk.
Of the sharpness, ill taste, scent and colour of the Milk.
Chap. 4. Of the Dyet and Go∣vernment of new-born Children.
Chap. 5. Of the Dyet of an In∣fant from Breeding of Teeth, till it be Weaned.
Chap. 6. Of Weaning of Children.
Chap. 7. Of Childrens Dyet af∣ter Weaning.
THE SECOND PART. OF Diseases and Symptomes of CHILDREN.
Chap. 1. Of Infants Diseases in General.
Chap. 2. Of Feavers in Children Meazels, and Small Pox.
Of Meazles and Small Pox.
Chap. 3. Of the Milkey Scab, Achores, and Favi.
Chap. 4. Of a Scald Head.
Chap. 5. Of Ptiriasis or breed∣ing of Lice.
Chap. 6. Hydrocephalus or Swel∣ling of the Head.
Chap. 7. Of Syriasis.
Chap. 8. Of Frights in the Sleep.
Chap. 9. Of great Watching.
Chap. 10. Of Epilepsie and Con∣vulsion.
Of a Convulsion.
Chap. 11. Of Strabismus, or Squint-eyes.
Chap. 12. Of Pain in the Ears, Inflammation, Moisture, Ul∣cers, and Worms.
Chap. 13. Of the Thrush, Blad∣ders in the Gums, and Inflam∣mation of the Tonsils.
Chap. 14. Of Breeding of Teeth.
Chap. 15. Of Loosing of the Tongue, and of the Frog.
Chap. 16. Of Catarrh, Cough, and difficult Breathing.
Chap. 17. Of the Hickets.
Chap. 18. Of Vomiting.
Chap. 19. Of the Torments or Pains of the Belly.
Chap. 20. Of puffing up of the Belly and Hypochondria.
Chap. 21. Of the Flux of the Belly.
Chap. 22. Of Binding of the Belly.
Chap. 23. Of the Worms.
Preservation.
Chap. 24. Of the Rupture.
Chap. 25. Of sticking out of the Navel.
Chap. 4. Of Inflammation of the Navel.
Chap. 27. Of Falling out of the Fundament.
Chap. 28. Of the Stone in the Bladder.
Chap. 29. Of Difficulty and Stop∣page of Urine.
Chap. 30. Of not holding the Urine.
Chap. 31. Of chafing in the Hips, called Intertrigo.
Chap. 32. Of Leanness and Fas∣cination.
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