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MANAGEMENT OF HER OWN HEALTH
AND ON THE
TREATMENT OF SOME OF THE COMPLAINTS
PREGNANCY, LABOUR, AND SUCKLING
INTRODUCTORY CHAPTER ESPECIALLY ADDRESSED
TO A YOUNG WIFE
PYE HENRY CHAVASSE
FELLOW OF THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS OF ENGLAND; FELLOW OF THE
CARE OF HER CHILDREN;' AND OF
APHORISMS FOR PARENTS.'
" Thy wife shall be as the fruitful vine upon the walls of thire house."
FIRST AMERICAN EDITION.
NEW YORK :
14 & 16 ASTOR PLACE.
WILLIAM FARR, M.D., F.R.S., D.C.L.
MY DEAR DR. FARR,
The cordial approval and hearty encomiums you have, for the last thirty years, passed on this Book and on its companion Volume Advice to a Motherdemand my warmest acknowledgments. You spoke highly of them when they first came outwhen they and the author were comparatively unknown - long before the books had achieved their great popularity—their marvellous success.
Such commendation, coming from a man whose knowledge of Medical and Social Science is so vast, is most flattering to me, and has given me additional energy to make this Book still more complete and useful, and more worthy of that noble Science, in whose vineyard you and I have so long and 80 earnestly toiled.
I am anxious, therefore, to associate your name with my own, for I owe you a deep debt of gratitude. Accept, then, the Dedication of this Volume as a small token of my respect and esteem, and believe me to remain,
DEAR DR. FARR,
Ever yours most sincerely,
PYE HENRY CHAVASSE.
PRIORY HOUSE, OLD SQUARE,
BIRMINGHAM, January, 1873.