chapter  3
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The Third Book

In the second book we have sufficiently and at length declared the manners, fashions and diversities of births, with the dangers and perils often chancing to the women at their labours, and after the same. And now here in this third book shall be entreated2 what is to be done to the infant born; and how to choose a nurse, and of her office;3 with manifold medicines and remedies against sundry infirmities which eftsoons4 happen to infants in their infancy.5