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2005/186/1 Book, 'The rhythm of sterility and fertility in women', paper, written by Leo J Latz, published by Latz Foundation, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, 1950. Click to enlarge.

'The rhythm of sterility and fertility in women' by Leo J. Latz

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Periodic abstinence or 'the rhythm method' is a form of birth control based on a couple having intercourse only during the infertile or 'safe' period of the woman's monthly cycle. Calculations of the phases of the woman's cycle are also used by couples who wish to maximise their chances of conceiving, but in this case they try to have intercourse during the woman's fertile period. Periodic abstinence has been used throughout history by various racial groups, but it was not until the first half …

Summary

Object No.

2005/186/1

Object Statement

Book, 'The rhythm of sterility and fertility in women', paper, written by Leo J Latz, published by Latz Foundation, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, 1950

Physical Description

Book, 'The rhythm of sterility and fertility in women', paper, written by Leo J Latz, published by Latz Foundation, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, 1950

The full title of this small hard-cover book is 'The rhythm of sterility and fertility in women: a discussion of the physiological, practical, and ethical aspects of the discoveries of Dr. K. Ogino (Japan) and Prof. H. Knaus (Germany) regarding the periods when conception is impossible and when possible' by Leo J. Latz. A.B., B.S., M.D., LL.D., Sixth revised edition 300th thousand.

Dimensions

Height

158 mm

Width

105 mm

Production

Notes

Written by Leo J. Latz. Published by Latz Foundation, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 1950.

History

Notes

This copy of Dr Latz's book is from the personal belongings of Sydney woman Mrs Ellen Stephenson who was born in 1911. It was donated by her daughter, Mrs Anne Smith.

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs Anne Smith, 2005

Acquisition Date

6 September 2005

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