Black snake root was a good cure for childbed fever, and it saved the life of my second wife after her last child was born.
It may also be the result in getting up too quickly from the childbed.
She brought him her troubles, and said she felt sure she would die in childbed.
Julia, Cæsar's daughter and Pompey's wife, died in childbed.
The spirits of slain men, unchaste women, and women who died in childbed were most dreaded.
The Countess died four years after, in childbed of a daughter.
She lay in the monastery and underwent her churching with them; she was attended in childbed by two midwives from the village.
In 1818, she was in the pains of childbed when she heard discharges of artillery.
A frequent pulse is always a suspicious symptom in childbed, even where the other symptoms are apparently normal.
The most terrible ghost in Babylonia was that of a woman who had died in childbed.