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A few days however will determine that question, and I still proceed with perfect composure to prepare for my lying-in.

My lying-in and winter are coming on, so we are wound up in an inextricable dilemma.

The first common and usual accident that troubles women in their lying-in is after-pains.

Give a lying-in woman, immediately after delivery, oil of sweet almonds and syrup of maiden-hair mixed together.

After the first week, the diet of the lying-in woman should always be nutritious, though plain and simple.


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On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lying-in, such as: accouchement, bearing, beginning, birthing, childbearing, and childbirth.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.