"tokology: A Book For Every Woman" Published 1889
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"tokology: A Book For Every Woman" Published 1889:
Front & back cover condition is poor, neither is attached to book. Binding is in fair condition, pages handled with care are accessible. Smoke free home. Any questions please ask or for additional photos. I have 2 other old books listed, same subjects. Womenshealth, midwife, pregnancy, obstetrics.
TOKOLOGY--A Book for Every Woman by Alice B. Stockham, MD (1833-1912)
Revised edition, 1889, Alice B. Stockham & Co., Chicago
Dr Stockham was the 5th woman in the United States to become a doctor(Obstetrics and Gynecology)
This book is a fundamental guide to pregnancy and women's health.
She promoted gender equality, dress reform, birth control, and the social well being of women in society.
She helped establish shop and home economics in schools to encourage training it these areas.
There is a pamphlet of detailed illustrated plates in the back flap.