A Talk for Prospective Fathers.
By George W. Kosmak, M.D., Chairman of the Medical Board, Maternity Center Association. Paper. Price, 10 cents. Pp. 8, with 3 illustrations. New York:: Maternity Center Association, 1938.A syllabus with a sense of humor is this mimeographed outline for physicians' use in giving a five lesson course in prospective paternity to the heretofore unimportant parent, the father. It is accompanied by a talk to prospective fathers, intended as an introduction to the course. Shrewdly reasoning that the interests of the pregnant woman will best be safeguarded if her husband understands the whole situation thoroughly, the association has prepared this course, consisting of four lessons, together with demonstrations. The first lesson, to be given by a doctor from the outline furnished, deals with the process of fertilization, signs and symptoms of pregnancy, the birth process, the puerperium and other details, including maternity and its relationship