Excerpt from The American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vol. 1: October, 1920-June, 1921
Parts of sex instruction belong to us, and we may well be chief counsel lors in the determination of the details of this curriculum. The subject comes forward this evening, but I may here merely say that I do not see how the man in our line can escape the responsibility for imparting certain portions of this teaching himself, or else seeing to it that the family doctor or visiting nurse undertakes these. To the mother, in order to forestall the gonorrheal vulvitis of infants, book teaching without demonstration is insufficient. This also applies to 'the prevention of vulvar irritation and watchfulness lest the normal degree of autoeroticism go beyond bounds. To the young man and young woman, separately, a few days before marriage, who shall speak, and cover by instruction and warning those things concerning which our patients make this bitter and merited reproach, Why did not someone tell us in time?
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