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General Principles of Treatment

The pregnant woman should be treated considering her like a pot filled with oil wherein the slightest oscillation can cause spillage. Similarly all measures that are mild and harmless to the foetus should be carried out according to the circumstances.

  • The pregnant woman should be treated of all ailments with mild, sweet, pleasing and gentle drugs. 

  • Use of emetics, purgative, bloodletting etc. should not be done.

  • After the eighth month, diseases curable by emesis and purgation should be treated by inducing spitting and anal suppositories respectively.

  • Cleansing with unctuous enemas should not be done, however if the enemas are essential, it should be used moderately with caution

  • Mild alleviating drugs should be given with food and drink.






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