Posted by Mishel on August 02, 1998 at 22:17:20:
In response to "Confinement", written by The Mysterious H.C. on July 29, 1998 at 01:01:23
] "Confinement" really only strictly means the childbirth itself, and a few days afterwards, during which the woman would stay in her room while recuperating.
I've read other historical novels, where women actually did not frequent public establishments when they started to show. I believe there is even an example in Gone with the Wind, although it's been awhile since I read it. I think ladies may have had to stay at home when they got bigger.
- Time thing Caroline 12:06:32 8/03/98 (0)
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