It was an after-birth of youth—my love for that young heart!
The after-birth should be taken from her immediately after it is dropped.
As the after-birth came, it was fearful to hear the jealously swearing voices of the evil spirits.
The contractions open up the mouth of the womb and the fetus is expelled together with its membranes and after-birth.
And here take notice, that what brings away the birth, will also bring away the after-birth.
Horehound clenseth the breast and lungs, helps old coughs, easeth hard labour in child-bearing, brings away the after-birth.
For thirteen days I was in great danger, as it was suspected that a portion of the after-birth had remained behind.
Country practice hath added another, to provoke the after-birth, and in that case the decoction is given unto Cows.
Though some time under your hands whilst removing the after-birth, which adhered, I had not the slightest pain.
On all occasions when the hand can be introduced with moderate and safe efforts it should be so, and the after-birth removed.